Table 1

Estimated proportions of male smokers quitting by deprivation quintile

Survey sourceGroupingPopulation (aged over 17 years)Smoking rate (%)Estimated smokersQuit smokingSmokers quitting (%)χ2*p Value
*The χ2 test compares the proportion quitting with the proportion not quitting between groupings.
General HouseholdLeast deprived quintile1870641528060850.30
Most deprived quintile336800391313528260.6343.2<0.001
Primary care trustsBebington and West Wirral PCT42288135497951.73
Birkenhead and Wallasey PCT6802825170073872.285.940.01