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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the Stockholm Public Health Survey 2006.

From: Socio-demographic, lifestyle and health characteristics among snus users and dual tobacco users in Stockholm County, Sweden

Characteristic Males Females All
  n % n % n %
Age       
   18-24 1241 7.9 1618 8.5 2859 8.2
   25-34 2328 14.9 3293 17.3 5621 16.2
   35-44 3086 19.8 3840 20.1 6926 20.0
   45-54 2762 17.7 3240 17.0 6002 17.3
   55-64 3163 20.2 3423 17.9 6586 19.0
   65-74 1963 12.6 2198 11.5 4161 12.0
   75- 1080 6.9 1472 7.7 2552 7.4
Education       
   Low 2720 19.0 3045 17.6 5765 18.2
   Intermediate 6115 42.8 7109 41.0 13224 41.8
   High 5457 38.2 7174 41.4 12631 39.9
Disposable income       
   Very low 2829 18.5 3955 21.2 6784 20.0
   Low 2821 18.5 3976 21.3 6797 20.1
   Intermediate 2919 19.1 3839 20.6 6758 19.9
   High 3130 20.5 3649 19.6 6779 20.0
   Very High 3559 23.3 3211 17.2 6770 20.0
Occupational class       
   Unskilled worker 2200 15.8 2973 17.8 5173 16.8
   Skilled worker 2166 15.5 1793 10.7 3959 12.9
   Low-level clerk 1220 8.7 3470 20.7 4690 15.3
   Middle level clerk 3137 22.5 4411 26.3 7548 24.6
   High level clerk 3403 24.4 3047 18.2 6450 21.0
   Self-employed 1841 13.2 1053 6.3 2894 9.4
Risky alcohol consumption       
   No 9428 72.4 11001 75.2 20429 73.9
   Yes 3586 27.6 3619 24.8 7205 26.1
Binge drinking       
   Never/seldom 11092 72.8 16764 90.0 27856 82.3
   Monthly 2788 18.3 1320 7.1 4108 12.1
   Weekly 1357 8.9 545 2.9 1902 5.6
Fruit consumption       
   Once a week or less 2770 17.9 1394 7.4 4164 12.1
   Several times a week/daily 10456 67.5 10848 57.3 21304 61.9
   Several times a day 2265 14.6 6680 35.3 8945 26.0
Vegetable consumption       
   Once a week or less 2439 15.7 1213 6.4 3652 10.6
   Several times a week/daily 11273 72.7 12329 65.1 23602 68.5
   Several times a day 1784 11.5 5401 28.5 7185 20.9
Body mass index       
   Underweight 178 1.2 861 4.6 1039 3.1
   Normal weight 7127 46.6 11123 60.0 18250 53.9
   Overweight 6394 41.8 4696 25.3 11090 32.8
   Obese 1608 10.5 5404 10.0 3466 10.2
Physical activity days/week       
   < 2 4272 28.3 4734 25.9 9006 27.0
   2-4 7278 48.1 9231 50.5 16509 49.5
   5+ 3568 23.6 4298 23.5 7866 23.6
Self-rated health       
   Very good/good 11330 73.4 13242 70.3 24572 71.7
   Fair 3322 21.5 4416 23.4 7738 22.6
   Very poor/poor 790 5.1 1179 6.3 1969 5.7
Psychological distress       
   No 13207 85.6 14847 78.8 28054 81.9
   Yes 2213 14.4 3987 21.2 6200 18.1
Tobacco use       
   No use       
Never use 6057 39.3 9369 49.9 15426 45.1
Former use 3570 23.1 4332 23,1 7902 23,1
Former unknown 1063 6.9 1536 8.2 2599 7.6
   Current exclusive snus use 2624 17.0 576 3.1 3200 9.4
   Current exclusive smoking 1745 11.3 2853 15.2 4598 13.4
   Current dual use 369 2.4 95 0.5 464 1.4