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Table 1 Questionnaire response rates and numbers of self reported smokers

From: The potential to improve ascertainment and intervention to reduce smoking in Primary Care: a cross sectional survey

  NUMBER SENT NUMBER (%) RETURNED NUMBER OF SELF-REPORTED CURRENT SMOKERS
TOTAL 35232 11127(31.6) 6856
Practice median (range) 1312 (432–2985) 33.2% (13.9–41.4%) 258 (52–766)
SMOKER 23044 8176 (35.5) 5943
NO STATUS 12188 2951 (24.2) 913
MALE 20040 5839 (29.1) 3515
FEMALE 15192 5288 (34.8) 3340
AGE    
<= 30 9965 2161 (21.7) 1344
31–40 8176 2187 (26.7) 1430
41–50 6635 2205 (33.2) 1440
51–60 5007 2052 (41.0) 1305
61 + 5449 2522 (46.3) 1337