Which of the following methods did you use in order to quit smoking?*
Methods used to quit smoking in the EU-28 2017
This statistic displays the methods used to quit or to try to quit smoking in EU-28 countries in 2017. A majority of respondents, 75 percent, said they quit or tried to quit smoking without assistance. In contrast, only five percent had medical support or used stop smoking services. Additionally, information regarding the attempts made to quit smoking in European countries can be found at the following.
Which of the following methods did you use in order to quit smoking?*
Share of respondents
You quit or tried to quit without assistance75%
Nicotine replacement medication (like nicotine gum, patch or inhaler) or other medications11%
Electronic cigarettes or any similar device10%
Medical support or stop-smoking services (such as quitline)5%
Other (spontaneous)4%
Oral tobacco (snus), chewing tobacco or nasal tobacco (snuff)1%
Don't know1%
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Sources

Release date

May 2017

Region

Europe

Survey time period

March 2017

Number of respondents

9,430 respondents

Age group

15 years and over

Special properties

Respondents who used to smoke or have tried to stop

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Exact formulation of the question: "QB19 Which of the following did you use in order to quit or to try to stop smoking? Multiple answers possible."

Methods used to quit smoking in the EU-28 2017
This statistic displays the methods used to quit or to try to quit smoking in EU-28 countries in 2017. A majority of respondents, 75 percent, said they quit or tried to quit smoking without assistance. In contrast, only five percent had medical support or used stop smoking services. Additionally, information regarding the attempts made to quit smoking in European countries can be found at the following.
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