Table 3 Educational inequalities in quit ratios—men
All ages25–39 years40–59 years
Quit ratioQuit ratioRII* (95% CI)Quit ratioRII* (95% CI)
High†Low‡High†Low‡
Finland43.135.023.62.45 (1.70 to 3.52)53.745.51.32 (1.15 to 1.50)
Sweden62.259.946.81.61 (1.19 to 2.18)65.657.21.45 (1.23 to 1.71)
Denmark34.831.316.13.14 (2.10 to 4.71)42.629.92.08 (1.68 to 2.58)
England48.339.127.62.64 (1.83 to 3.82)64.043.91.95 (1.67 to 2.28)
Ireland37.929.727.31.44 (0.72 to 2.89)57.139.41.84 (1.37 to 2.47)
Netherlands48.646.130.42.52 (1.86 to 3.41)58.243.21.70 (1.47 to 1.97)
Belgium43.541.124.53.03 (2.23 to 4.13)54.841.21.75 (1.49 to 2.04)
Germany39.227.720.71.86 (1.08 to 3.20)52.748.11.17 (0.93 to 1.47)
France48.345.232.12.05 (1.48 to 2.85)58.653.91.21 (1.02 to 1.44)
Italy37.329.323.51.76 (1.48 to 2.10)49.544.41.20 (1.12 to 1.29)
Spain30.125.317.92.37 (1.57 to 3.59)41.535.51.39 (1.14 to 1.69)
Portugal33.825.919.21.65 (1.23 to 2.21)46.244.51.10 (0.94 to 1.29)
Hungary32.930.819.73.45 (1.98 to 6.00)46.637.81.53 (1.19 to 1.96)
Czech Republic37.451.222.07.63 (3.45 to 16.89)48.337.52.01 (1.29 to 3.13)
Slovakia42.541.625.71.90 (0.69 to 5.22)51.947.31.39 (0.77 to 2.50)
Lithuania22.419.711.13.28 (1.89 to 5.71)33.822.12.13 (1.60 to 2.85)
Latvia25.021.213.25.02 (1.13 to 22.26)33.522.93.61 (1.39 to 9.38)
Estonia28.025.921.43.32 (1.13 to 4.77)35.324.92.13 (1.33 to 3.44)
  • *Relative Index of Inequality.

  • †High educated (upper secondary level or higher).

  • ‡Low educated (no, primary or lower secondary level).