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Table 5 Cross-tabulation of drinking status and smoking in Sri Lankan adults

From: Prevalence, patterns and correlates of alcohol consumption and its’ association with tobacco smoking among Sri Lankan adults: a cross-sectional study

   Drinking
   Never Former Current - NH Current - H p value*
Smoking Never* 85.9% 4.3% 9.5% 0.3% <0.0001
Former* 19.8% 41.8% 33.7% 4.7% <0.0001
  Current* 11.8% 18.1% 60.3% 9.8% <0.0001
  1. Never – lifetime abstainers, Former – past drinkers and smokers, Non-Hazardous (NH), Hazardous (H).
  2. *p value for trend.