3.4 Share of smokers (daily and occasional) among adults

Share of smokers among adults describes the number of people aged 15 years and over who answered in the survey that they smoke cigarettes every day or occasionally.

NAME OF THE INDICATOR

SHARE OF SMOKERS (DAILY AND OCCASIONAL) AMONG ADULTS

CONNECTION TO THE UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Goal 3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

DEFINITION OF THE INDICATOR AND METHODOLOGICAL EXPLANATIONS

Share of smokers among adults describes the number of people aged 15 years and over who answered in the survey that they smoke cigarettes every day or occasionally.

The indicator is the ratio between the number of respondents who answered the question "Do you smoke now?" with "Yes, every day" or "Yes, occasionally" and the total number of respondents who answered this question multiplied by 100.

The definition of smoking includes the proportion of people who smoke everyday (daily smokers), smoke occasionally (occasional smokers), smoke (daily and occasional smokers) and do not smoke. Smoking of electronic cigarettes and tobacco blends with marijuana is excluded.

Smokers (daily and occasional smokers) = number of people who answered that they smoke cigarettes every day or occasionally/total number of people who answered this question*100,000

UNIT

% of adult population

DIMENSIONS AND SUBCATEGORIES

The data enable the display of distributions by: gender, age groups, educational attainment level, most frequent activity status

DATA SOURCES

Data source: National institute of Public Health (NIJZ)

Publishing frequency: multiannually

Indicative date of publication: no information

Observation period: no information

Link to data: NIJZ data portal

Link to methodological explanations: NIJZ methodological explanations

CONTACT

National institute of Public Health, E: podatkovni.portal@nijz.si

LAST UPDATE OF THE METADATA

21. 12. 2018