Table 2

Smoking status and initiation 2011–2014

2011201220132014Before–after
comparison aORs*
NPer centNPer centNPer centNPer cent
Sample N (weighted)26 64528 45127 92631 021
Smoking and susceptibility status2014 vs 2011
 Never-smoker, not susceptible13 6885114 6165115 0505417 193551.15 (1.09–1.22)
 Never-smoker, susceptible4275164602165185195983191.26 (1.18–1.33)
 Experimented6054236781245387195274170.73 (0.69–0.78)
 Currently smoke (monthly+)252192452921398211070.71 (0.64–0.79)
 Non-response10110014914612
Tried cigarette first time (past 12 months)2014 vs 2012
 Yes3628133245123394110.91 (0.84–0.98)
 No24 5638624 5448827 348891.1 (1.02—1.19)
 Non-response259113602790
  • ORs are bolded where 95% CIs do not overlap the null.

  • *aORs controlled for age, sex, ethnicity, SES, friend and parent smoking status, smoking in home.

  • aOR, adjusted OR; SES, socioeconomic status.