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Table 2 Prevalence of daily smoking, ever smoking and quitting of smoking among the staff at the University of Tartu, Estonia in 1992 (Survey I) and 2003 (Survey II), by faculties and workplaces

From: Smoking differences between employees in faculties of the University of Tartu, Estonia, and changes during the country's transition

  Men Women
Faculty/workplace No. Daily (%) Ever (%) Quit ratio(%) No. Daily (%) Ever (%) Quit ratio (%)
SURVEY I (1992)         
   Biology & Geography 43 30 33 7 31 13 13 0
   Administration 23 30 35 13 81 16 19 13
   Philosophy 83 25 40 36 146 11 14 24
   Medicine 138 24 35 31 189 9 10 11
   Economics & Business 27 22 33 33 26 12 15 25
   Physics & Chemistry 108 16 32 50 73 5 10 43
   Library 16 13 44 71 143 12 16 26
   Mathematics & Computing 60 12 37 68 51 6 8 25
   Law 27 11 37 70 24 21 21 0
   Exercise & Sports Science 25 4 12 67 29 3 10 67
Total 550 20 34 42 793 10 13 21
Estonia, general population 19921   49 65 24   20 24 19
SURVEY II (2003)         
   Philosophy 54 24 33 28 149 10 17 40
   Library 24 21 46 55 158 8 15 48
   Administration 108 19 36 49 139 9 11 20
   Medicine 97 14 26 44 252 5 13 59
   Biology & Geography 76 11 29 64 95 5 11 50
   Education 19 11 21 50 84 6 7 17
   Social Sciences 35 9 34 75 74 9 14 30
   Mathematics & Computing 32 9 28 67 35 0 3 100
   Physics & Chemistry 94 6 16 60 55 7 13 43
   Economics & Business 22 5 14 67 42 10 14 33
   Exercise & Sports Science 17 0 0 - 28 4 4 0
   Law 7 0 0 - 21 10 19 50
Total 585 13 27 53 1132 7 12 43
Estonia, general population 20042   48 71 32   21 40 47
  1. 1 From [7]
  2. 2 From [8]
  3. -data not applicable