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Table 2 Number of current smokers who would like support to quit smoking

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

  Number of smokers who responded Number who wanted help to quit % Adjusted odds ratios (95% Cl)
Total 6856 2840 41.4  
Males 3516 1430 40.7 1
Females 3340 1410 42.2 1.07 (.97–1.17)
AGE     
<= 30 1344 447 33.4 1
31–40 1430 674 47.1 1.82 (1.55–2.13)
41–50 1440 680 47.2 1.83 (1.45–2.31)
51–60 1305 583 44.7 1.63 (1.34–1.99)
61 + 1337 456 34.1 1.05 (.89–1.25)
Townsend quintile 1 1373 537 39.1 1
Townsend quintile 2 1343 530 39.5 1.00 (.81–1.23)
Townsend quintile 3 1335 552 41.3 1.09 (.93–1.29)
Townsend quintile 4 1362 576 42.3 1.12 (.89–1.40)
Townsend quintile 5 1354 604 44.6 1.26 (1.01–1.56)
  1. *Townsend quintile 1 = <= -1.60
  2. *Townsend quintile 2 = -1.60 to -0.49
  3. *Townsend quintile 3 = -0.49 to 3.03
  4. *Townsend quintile 4 = 3.03 to 5.09
  5. *Townsend quintile 5 = 5.09 +
  6. **Townsend data for 84 consenting smokers was unavailable