Table 1

Smoking behaviour among students, and their exposure to parents, teachers, friends, and classmates smoking

Boys (% (n))Girls (% (n))
*Only the exposure category is given
Adolescents smoking prevalence
    Daily smokers16% (114)22% (169)
    Weekly smokers5% (38)7% (55)
    Less than weekly10% (75)10% (77)
    Do not smoke69% (507)61% (463)
    Frequency missing=17
Number of cigarettes smoked per week
    >2013% (95)19% (145)
    1–2011% (84)15% (115)
    076% (564)66% (512)
Exposed to teachers smoking outdoors on school premises
    Every day15% (107)12% (90)
    Sometimes47% (338)48% (364)
    Never38% (276)40% (309)
    Frequency missing=31
Exposed to teachers smoking inside school building
    Every day42% (302)41% (314)
    Sometimes44% (320)47% (358)
    Never14% (101)12% (92)
    Frequency missing=28
Exposed to students smoking outdoors on school premises
    Every day58% (419)63% (483)
    Sometimes33% (243)29% (221)
    Never9% (63)8% (57)
    Frequency missing=29
Smoking prevalence in class >20 %*41% (307)46% (355)
Father smokes*48% (324)52% (382)
    Frequency missing=103
Mother smokes*40% (279)47% (351)
    Frequency missing=80
Best friend smokes*44%(303)54%(400)
    Frequency missing=75