Table 2

Percentage proportion of genres containing tobacco content

GenreTotal %
(number of programmes containing tobacco content/total number of programmes)
Before watershed %
(number of programmes containing tobacco content/total number of programmes)
After watershed %
(number of programmes containing tobacco content/total number of programmes)
Soap Opera32 (24/76)32 (24/76)NA
Documentary47 (57/126)40 (33/82)55 (24/44)
News and Current Affairs34 (47/137)35 (47/135)0 (0/2)
Feature film43 (6/14)33 (3/9)60 (3/5)
Chat show33 (5/15)33 (5/15)NA
Game show5 (2/42)7 (2/29)0 (0/13)
Sport7 (1/14)0 (0/8)17 (1/6)
Comedy57 (8/14)50 (5/10)75 (3/4)
Cookery14 (4/28)14 (4/28)NA
Drama50 (17/34)38 (5/13)57 (12/21)
Animation66 (10/15)66 (10/15)NA
Consumer20 (1/5)20 (1/5)NA
Political0 (0/2)0 (0/2)NA
Interests19 (7/36)19 (6/31)20 (1/5)
Entertainment22 (11/51)9 (3/32)42 (8/19)
Religious0 (0/1)0 (0/1)NA
Educational0 (0/1)0 (0/1)NA
  • NA, not applicable.