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Table 2 Prevalence of current cigarette smoking by white European diabetic subjects according to age and gender in comparison with Health Survey for England data. Figures are frequencies (per cent of row total).

From: Cigarette smoking, health status, socio-economic status and access to health care in diabetes mellitus: a cross-sectional survey

Age group (years) Smokers / Total (%) Health Survey For England (1998) [9]
MEN   
< 55 39 / 117 (33) 30%a
55–64 29 / 114 (25) 23%
65–74 21 / 125 (17) 18%
≥ 75 11 / 94 (12) 9%
Not known 1 / 5  
Total 101 / 455  
WOMEN   
< 55 32 / 89 (36) 28%a
55–64 21 / 95 (22) 25%
65–74 23 / 133 (17) 19%
≥ 75 10 / 120 (8) 10%
Not known 2 / 3  
Total 88 / 440 (20)  
  1. a figures are for 35 to 54 years