Cigarette Smoking

Department/Agency

National Tobacco Control Office

Key information

Cigarette smoking prevalence classified by sex, age, social class, region and Health Service Executive (HSE) area; cigarette smokers classified by the level of daily smoking, sex, age, social class, region and Health Service Executive (HSE) area. Distributor market share and the brands of cigarette most frequently smoked classified by sex and age.

Contact

Tel: +353 45 852700

Source

A monthly telephone quota survey commissioned by the National Tobacco Control Office.

Scope

All persons over 15 years of age.

Frequency

Monthly

Reference period

At the point of survey

Start date

June 2003

Timeliness

Eight months after the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • Age
    15-24 years; 25-34; 35-44; 45-54; 55-64; 65+ years.
  • Social class
    A; B; C1; C2; D; E; F.
  • Region
    Dublin; Rest of Leinster; Munster; Connaught/Ulster.
  • HSE area
    Dublin North East; Dublin Mid-Leinster; South; West.
  • Smoking level
    Occasional, 1-5 cigarettes per day; Light, 6-10 cigarettes per day; Regular, 11-20 cigarettes per day; Heavy, 21+ cigarettes per day.

Theme

People and Society - Health

Page Created

2009-10-23

Page Modified

2015-07-31

Keywords

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