Table 2

Sample characteristics by country
Variables Country
All countries Scotland France Germany China Malaysia
S NS S NS S NS S NS S NS S NS
Sex
% Male 77.9 38.6 40.3 36.8 48.2 34.5 47.8 41.9 94.9 47.1 95.7 30.2
Age group
18-24 8.0 8.0 6.5 4.0 13.4 8.0 14.9 7.6 1.0 3.4 15.0 13.4
25-39 24.7 24.7 27.1 21.7 37.2 24.4 25.1 22.4 16.1 18.2 33.1 33.1
40-54 42.1 34.6 38.6 31.2 36.6 32.4 40.2 31.4 49.1 39.6 32.6 33.8
55+ 25.2 32.7 27.8 43.1 12.8 35.2 19.7 38.6 33.9 38.9 19.3 19.7
Ethnicity
Majority 88.5 83.7 97.8 95.5 87.0 87.6 96.3 97.5 94.8 93.8 66.9 60.7
Income
Low 25.3 24.3 54.7 42.3 28.9 26.3 26.0 22.0 16.5 14.2 35.3 30.2
Moderate 41.9 38.4 25.6 22.0 44.2 45.0 38.6 34.4 45.3 49.9 38.3 32.2
High 25.2 24.6 13.0 25.7 23.8 23.4 20.0 24.6 31.5 30.1 18.5 19.6
No answer 7.6 12.8 6.7 10.1 3.1 5.3 15.4 19.1 6.7 5.8 7.9 18.1
Education level
Low 20.8 21.0 55.4 49.5 44.9 50.3 22.2 18.1 11.8 13.2 11.5 13.3
Moderate 57.4 52.2 30.9 26.7 35.3 30.3 37.8 33.4 66.8 60.9 76.0 70.6
High 21.7 26.8 13.0 22.8 19.8 19.4 40.0 48.5 21.4 25.8 12.4 16.2
No answer 0.0 0.1 0.7 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Note: all estimates are unweighted.

S, Smokers; NS, Non-smokers.

Sansone et al.

Sansone et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:346   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-346

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