Table 5

Mean (standard error) cigarettes per day by sociodemogrpahics for each survey from 2007-2009 where available

2007

2008

2009


Total

STS

13.4 (0.12)

13.4 (0.13)

13.1 (0.12)

population

GLF

13.1 (0.19)

13.1 (0.23)

-

HSE

13.2 (0.27)

13.0 (0.17)

-

Heterogeneity

X2 = 1.9, p = 0.379

X2 = 3.9, p = 0.145

Men

STS

14.1 (0.17)

14.3 (0.20)

13.8 (0.19)

GLF

13.9 (0.30)

13.5 (0.31)

-

HSE

14.0 (0.41)

13.7 (0.24)

13.6 (0.52)

Heterogeneity

X2 = 0.35, p = 0.839

X2 = 6.2, p = 0.044

X2 = 0.13, p = 0.718

Women

STS

12.6 (0.15)

12.6 (0.18)

12.4 (0.16)

GLF

12.3 (0.23)

12.7 (0.28)

-

HSE

12.4 (0.30)

12.2 (0.18)

12.6 (0.41)

Heterogeneity

X2 = 1.3, p = 0.520

X2 = 3.4, p = 0.181

X2 = 0.21, p = 0.650

16-24

STS

11.0 (0.20)

12.0 (0.27)

10.8 (0.21)

GLF

10.6 (0.38)

10.7 (0.60)

-

HSE

11.4 (0.73)

11.1 (0.35)

-

Heterogeneity

X2 = 1.3, p = 0.525

X2 = 6.4, p = 0.040

25-44

STS

13.0 (0.18)

13.0 (0.20)

12.4 (0.18)

GLF

12.6 (0.31)

12.5 (0.34)

HSE

12.5 (0.39)

12.4 (0.24)

Heterogeneity

X2 = 2.1, p = 0.342

X2 = 4.2, p = 0.125

45-64

STS

15.6 (0.24)

15.5 (0.27)

15.6 (0.25)

GLF

14.9 (0.31)

15.1 (0.35)

HSE

15.1 (0.44)

15.2 (0.29)

Heterogeneity

X2 = 3.4, p = 0.180

X2 = 0.99, p = 0.608

65+

STS

13.5 (0.38)

12.9 (0.44)

13.5 (0.45)

GLF

13.1 (0.58)

12.7 (0.54)

-

HSE

13.5 (0.65)

13.2 (0.49)

-

Heterogeneity

X2 = 0.36, p = 0.835

X2 = 0.49, p = 0.784

High SES*

STS

12.2 (0.17)

12.2 (0.21)

12.1 (0.18)

GLF

12.2 (0.27)

12.5 (0.33)

-

HSE

12.6 (0.39)

11.7 (0.23)

-

Heterogeneity

X2 = 0.93, p = 0.629

X2 = 4.7, p = 0.097

Low SES

STS

14.2 (0.15)

14.2 (0.17)

13.8 (0.16)

GLF

14.1 (0.27)

13.9 (0.29)

-

HSE

13.8 (0.38)

14.0 (0.22)

-

Heterogeneity

X2 = 0.98, p = 0.612

X2 = 1.0, p = 0.602


*STS = social grade, HSE = NSSEC (household) split Professional/Managerial/Intermediate & Routine/Manual

†Data in 2009 for GLF and HSE is only available from published reports. Only HSE reported mean cigarette consumption, split by gender is available.

Fidler et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:479   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-479

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