Table 2

Characteristics of patients with a record of smoking status and cessation advice in 2002, 2004 and 2008
2002 2004 2008
Patients with smoking status recorded in last 27 months Current smokers with advice recorded in last 15 months Patients with smoking status recorded in last 27 months Current smokers with advice recorded in last 15 months Patients with smoking status recorded in last 27 months Current smokers with advice recorded in last 15 months
Denominator % Denominator % Denominator % Denominator % Denominator % Denominator %
All patients 1,998,631 25.6 421,358 11.3 2,053,840 44.0 453,646 32.4 2,149,026 64.5 463,457 50.5
Age†
15-24 241,936 18.6 36,468 13.7 261,188 31.6 47,638 36.4 298,969 53.9 61,375 47.5
25-34 296,333 22.3 85,289 10.1 286,938 36.7 89,143 26.6 282,456 55.9 89,525 40.9
35-44 385,447 22.9 93,873 10.7 394,638 37.4 104,037 27.1 395,272 57.3 105,830 43.8
45-54 345,378 26.3 80,974 11.7 350,101 42.7 85,565 31.5 373,439 62.6 88,247 50.5
55-64 299,840 30.8 65,769 12.4 321,177 50.9 69,893 37.7 341,211 70.3 67,240 59.4
65-74 224,454 33.0 37,606 12.4 232,115 59.8 36,970 44.3 239,648 80.3 33,928 71.8
≥ 75 205,243 27.2 21,379 7.9 207,683 56.3 20,400 40.6 218,031 80.4 17,312 74.9
Gender†
Male 988,459 21.5 211,056 10.1 1,019,442 37.7 230,573 28.4 1,064,916 58.6 247,672 44.6
Female 1,010,172 29.6 210,302 12.5 1,034,398 50.2 223,073 36.4 1,084,110 70.4 215,785 57.1
Townsend category†
I 450,110 24.9 68,892 10.7 469,438 42.4 71,931 28.9 495,833 62.1 67,801 47.0
II 382,371 26.1 68,820 11.3 395,531 44.2 72,939 30.0 418.070 64.6 71,872 49.8
III 360,749 26.5 79,603 11.9 372,521 45.0 86,009 32.8 396,779 65.5 88,699 50.9
IV 309,129 27.5 81,939 12.4 318,962 46.2 90,016 34.2 340,826 66.5 96,564 51.9
V 211,144 26.4 65,709 11.9 218,173 45.3 73,396 34.6 233,040 67.8 81,531 53.0
Missing 285,128 22.5 56,395 9.2 279,215 41.5 59,355 33.1 264,478 62.2 56,990 48.7
Chronic conditions†
No CHD 1,907,513 24.3 405,044 10.9 1,955,671 42.0 437,596 31.0 2,050,655 63.2 449,704 49.2
CHD 91,118 52.8 16,314 20.9 98,169 84.1 16,050 68.8 98,371 93.4 13,753 92.9
No Stroke / TIA 1,962,125 25.4 414,504 11.3 2,014,161 43.5 446,817 31.9 2,106,472 64.0 457,201 49.9
Stroke / TIA 36,506 38.3 6,854 14.7 39,679 72.0 6,829 59.3 42,554 89.1 6,256 91.9
No CKD 1,998,236 25.6 421,296 11.3 2,052,590 44.0 453,469 32.4 2,046,855 63.4 453,837 49.7
CKD 395 37.5 62 8.1 1,250 55.8 177 42.4 102,171 88.4 9,620 87.0
No Psychoses 1,988,078 25.5 417,503 11.3 2,041,506 44.0 448,735 32.3 2,134,016 64.4 457,314 50.3
Psychoses 10,553 29.4 3,855 12.6 12,334 52.1 4,911 37.9 15,010 83.0 6,143 64.7
No COPD 1,969,089 25.3 410,412 11.1 2,020,769 43.4 441,983 31.5 2,106,205 63.9 449,485 49.1
COPD 29,542 49.8 10,946 20.1 33,071 82.3 11,663 66.4 42,821 98.1 13,972 95.4
No Hypertension 1,769,912 23.5 382,822 10.9 1,777,210 39.8 410,782 29.9 1,818,626 60.2 419,611 46.2
Hypertension 228,719 41.8 38,536 16.0 276,630 71.7 42,864 55.5 330,400 88.4 43,846 91.5
No DM 1,970,857 25.1 416,325 11.2 2,005,687 43.0 445,475 31.6 2,055,686 63.1 449,206 49.1
DM 27,774 59.4 5,033 20.3 48,153 88.1 8,171 71.9 93,340 96.2 14,251 95.1
No Asthma 468,235 24.7 398,582 10.9 1,939,817 42.3 427,707 30.6 2,029,919 62.9 440,467 48.4
Asthma 43,891 43.0 22,776 19.3 114,023 72.5 25,939 60.9 119,107 92.3 22,990 90.9
No ≥ 1 CC 336,405 21.2 339,714 9.9 1,579,698 35.7 363,324 26.2 1,584,842 55.7 370,482 40.8
≥ 1 CC 175,721 42.7 81,644 17.3 474,142 71.9 90,322 57.1 564,184 89.3 92,975 89.0

[† = % values calculated as row percentages].

Taggar et al.

Taggar et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:329   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-329

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