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Table 2 Number of subjects according to age, prevalence of smoking and history/outcome of quit attempts

From: Population-based survey of cessation aids used by Swedish smokers

  Age (years):      
  18-29 30-44 45-54 55-64 65+ Total
Males , N 262 641 433 477 774 2,599
Never smoker, % 69 65 53 37 36 53
Former smoker, % 14 20 30 47 53 32
Current smoker1, previous quit attempts, % 10 11 11 13 6 10
Current smoker1, no previous quit attempts, % 7 4 5 2 5 5
Females, N 239 783 478 637 1,232 3,409
Never smoker, % 72 61 42 40 54 56
Former smoker, % 10 27 38 40 36 30
Current smoker1, previous quit attempts, % 8 9 14 14 6 10
Current smoker1, no previous quit attempts, % 9 3 5 6 3 5
  1. 1: Subjects reporting that they smoke regularly or occasionally,0,
  2. Data are presented as percentages of the total number of subjects according to age and gender.
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