Table 1

 Summary of awareness, smoking and participation for three month follow up studies 1986–2004

Survey base: all smokersYear of survey
1986 n = 6178 (%)1989 n = 10133 (%)1992 n = 6002 (%)1996 n = 5061 (%)2004 n = 4928 (%)
Aware of No Smoking Day89.0 (0.8)86.0 (0.7)86.0 (0.9)83.0 (1.3)78.0 (1.2)
Attempted to reduce or stop smoking on No Smoking Day18.018.020.015.015.0
Gave up or cut down on No Smoking Day18.0 (0.7)14.0 (1.2)14.0 (1.0)
Gave up or cut down for 1 day or less11.09.08.07.05.0
Gave up or cut down for >1 day <3 months4.05.06.04.05.0
Gave up or cut down for 3 months3.03.03.02.0
Gave up for three months0.5 (0.18)0.5 (0.19)0.3 (0.18)0.3 (0.2)0.7 (0.3)
Smokeless for 3 months2.3 (0.37)2.7 (0.44)2.8 (0.47)1.8 (0.5)1.2 (0.3)