Table 5

Trends in the quit ratio per period, per sociodemographic group

1987–19952002–2012
OR95% CIp Value*OR95% CIp Value*
Total1.421.20 to 1.691.230.92 to 1.63
Education‡
 Low1.511.23 to 1.84ref1.040.76 to 1.41ref
 Middle1.301.07 to 1.590.1461.140.85 to 1.520.316
 High1.291.03 to 1.630.1951.381.02 to 1.870.005
Occupation‡
 Manual1.381.08 to 1.76ref1.160.84 to 1.61ref
 Non-manual1.431.16 to 1.760.7811.591.19 to 2.120.008
 Other and not employed1.411.17 to 1.710.8271.020.77 to 1.360.242
Sex§
 Men1.391.16 to 1.66ref1.120.84 to 1.49ref
 Women1.361.11 to 1.650.7901.250.94 to 1.670.135
Age (years)¶
 20–341.150.93 to 1.42ref1.381.00 to 1.91ref
 35–491.451.18 to 1.790.0381.310.96 to 1.780.591
 50–641.571.26 to 1.970.0091.030.75 to 1.410.005
 65 and older1.521.17 to 1.980.0491.230.88 to 1.710.325
  • Significant results (p<0.05) are highlighted in bold.

  • *p Value for interaction between time and each respective sociodemographic variable.

  • †Adjusted for education, age and sex.

  • ‡Adjusted for age and sex.

  • §Adjusted for age and education.

  • ¶Adjusted for sex and education.