Table 1

 Smoking prevalence among major movie characters by character type and movie rating

Character typeG/PGPG-13RTotal
nSmokers, n (%)nSmokers, n (%)nSmokers, n (%)nSmokers, n (%)
G, general audiences, all ages; PG, parental guidance suggested for children; PG-13, parents strongly cautioned that some material might be inappropriate for children; R, restricted, people aged <17 years require accompanying adult.
Adolescent human1672 (1.2)14616 (11.0)15328 (18.3)46646 (9.9)
Adult human71174 (10.4)2108378 (17.9)2092562 (26.9)49111014 (20.6)
Other3439 (2.6)14516 (11.0)796 (7.6)56731 (5.5)
Total122185 (7.0)2399410 (17.1)2324596 (25.6)59441091 (18.4)