Table 1

 Completeness of recording and current smoking status for 158873 patients aged 18 or more (% are row % unless specified)

Total population Count n = 156550Smoking status recorded Count n = 115449% with smoking status recorded Row % 73.7%Current smoker Count n = 29492% current smokers of those with smoking status recorded Row % 25.5%
MI, myocardial infarction; TIA, transient ischaemic attack.
Age bands
18–2414146765454.1%249232.6%
25–34251341778470.8%521329.3%
35–44317042302972.6%620626.9%
45–54293152301678.5%596225.9%
55–64225331833881.4%560430.6%
65–74186011513881.4%258417.1%
75 plus151171049069.4%143113.6%
Sex
Female787686202178.7%1415622.8%
Male777825342868.7%1533628.7%
Townsend quintile
1 (Most affluent)312662426877.6%421217.4%
2330382478775.0%522221.1%
3285692236178.3%681430.5%
4315142112467.0%615029.1%
5 (Most deprived)255951800870.4%630435.0%
Missing6568490174.6%79016.1%
Morbidity
Asthma208291815987.2%456325.1%
Cardiovascular6824627291.9%90914.5%
MI3128290492.8%39413.6%
Hypertension199131827291.8%364920.0%
Stroke or TIA3274283186.5%49617.5%
Diabetes4668441494.6%110325.0%