Prevalence of smoking in Scotland in 2013, by gender

This statistic displays the prevalence of smoking without and with saliva cotinine adjustment in Scotland in 2013, by gender. In this year 23 percent of men self-reported that they smoke cigarettes, however when their saliva cotinine levels were checked for salivia cotinine measurement of 12ng/ml it was found that 28 percent of men were smokers. A saliva cotinine count of 12ng/ml or over indicates an individual currently smokes.

Prevalence of smoking without and with saliva cotinine adjustment in Scotland in 2013, by gender

MenWomen
Unadjusted self-report: smoke cigarettes23%23%
Adjusted estimate, adding self-reported non-smokers with saliva cotinine of 12ng/ml or over28%26%
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Source

Release date

December 2014

Region

United Kingdom (Scotland)

Survey time period

January to December 2013

Number of respondents

2002*

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

CAPI interview, questionnaire

Supplementary notes

* Weighted bases: n (men)=981, n (women)=1,020
Elevated cotinine levels present can indicate exposure beyond the second-hand degree and may suggest misreporting of smoking status.
A saliva cotinine count of 12ng/ml or over indicates an individual currently smokes.

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