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Table 2 Number of pregnant immigrant smokers (n) and smoking prevalence (%) according to socio-demographic variables during first visit at antenatal clinic from 1982-2001 presented in 5 years intervals

From: Are time-trends of smoking among pregnant immigrant women in Sweden determined by cultural or socioeconomic factors?

  1982-86 1987-1991 1992-1996 1997-2001
Educational level n % n % n % n %
High level 823 16.1 1044 12.5 1019 8.3 797 4.6
Middle level 3461 31.8 5076 27.8 4269 19.9 2889 12.1
Low level 2944 44.6 3905 35.1 3052 26.5 2587 16.7
Total 7228   10025   8340   6273  
Age group
16-24 years 4022 37.0 3800 30.1 2092 18.6 1687 12.3
25-34 years 6725 28.7 7713 24.2 5672 16.7 4002 10.2
35- years 1334 24.4 1927 24.0 1781 18.7 1444 12.0
Total 12081   13440   9545   7133  
Marital status
Married 10968 29.3 11569 24.4 7625 16.0 6176 10.3
Single 868 54.2 1113 48.9 1324 35.0 749 21.7
Total 11836   12682   8949   6925  
Country of origin
Other Nordic countries 8392 37.9 8389 35.0 5005 28.8 1903 20.0
Other European countries 2703 26.4 3447 24.2 2791 18.4 3252 16.9
Non-European countries 986 13.3 1604 11.2 1749 7.9 1978 5.5
Total 12081   13440   9545   7133