Table 1

Age standardised quit ratios (and 95% confidence intervals) by sex and educational level in Spain, 1987–1997. Spanish National Health Interview Surveys, 1987, 1993, 1995, and 1997

Men1987199319951997
QR1-150(95% CI)QR1-150(95% CI)QR1-150(95% CI)QR1-150(95% CI)
Total26.5(25.7, 27.3)32.8(31.3, 33.4)33.1(31.3, 35.0)34.1(32.3, 36.0)
Level of education
 Primary and Less than primary25.5(24.6, 26.5)30.6(29.6, 31.6)29.4(27.7, 32.0)30.9(28.2, 33.4)
 Secondary26.2(23.7, 28.6)31.7(28.6, 34.8)36.9(31.9, 41.9)36.4(31.5, 41.2)
 University29.1(26.0, 32.2)37.1(34.2, 40.0)34.9(28.8, 40.9)43.7(37.3, 50.2)
RII1-151 (95% CI) RII1-151 (95 CI) RII1-151 (95% CI) RII1-151 (95% CI)
All ages1.68(1.34, 2.11)1.79(1.40, 2.28)2.11(1.37, 3.25)2.19(1.42, 3.36)
16–44 years1.86(1.40, 2.47)2.14(1.56, 2.95)2.34(1.33, 4.11)3.05(1.71, 5.44)
⩾45 years1.12(0.73, 1.73)1.07(0.71, 1.63)1.58(0.77, 3.24)1.12(0.54, 2.32)
Women QR1-150 (95% CI) QR1-150 (95 CI) QR1-150 (95% CI) QR1-150 (95% CI)
Total31.3(29.0, 33.2)28.5(26.4, 30.7)25.8(22.2, 29.4)28.4(25.0, 31.9)
Level of education
 Primary and less than primary31.0(29.1, 34.0)27.0(24.3, 29.7)25.0(20.4, 29.5)26.7(22.0, 31.4)
 Secondary33.2(27.0, 39.3)28.6(23.5, 33.7)26.1(18.0, 34.2)28.9(21.5, 36.3)
 University32.6(26.4, 38.9)32.2(26.8, 37.6)29.5(19.3, 39.6)31.2(23.8, 38.6)
RII1-151 (95% CI) RII1-151 (95 CI) RII1-151 (95% CI) RII1-151 (95% CI)
All ages0.78(0.56, 1.05)1.68(1.21, 2.34)1.12(0.64, 2.00)1.68(0.99, 2.87)
16–44 years0.59(0.42, 0.82)1.74(1.21, 2.49)1.15(0.54, 1.85)1.71(0.94, 3.11)
⩾45 years2.36(0.85, 6.51)1.51(0.63, 3.66)0.94(0.18, 4.95)1.67(0.51, 6.84)
  • 1-150 Age standardised quit ratio (%);

  • 1-151 relative index of inequality (see text).