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Table 2 Frequency of smoking (number of days smoking in the last month) among current smokers* by school and gender

From: Prevalence and social environment of cigarette smoking in Cyprus youth

Number of days Proportion (%)
  Middle Schools High Schools
  Overall (n = 664) Boys (n = 435) Girls (n = 229) Overall (n = 1,580) Boys (n = 884) Girls (n = 696)
1–2 days 34.7 31.1 41.3 15.8 13.5 18.6
3–5 days 11.2 8.9 15.5 10.7 9.5 12.1
6–9 days 9.2 8.8 9.8 7.2 6.4 8.3
10–19 days 9.7 9.7 9.7 8.3 8.3 8.3
20–29 days 5.7 5.7 5.6 9.6 9.8 9.3
Everyday 29.5 35.8 18.1 48.4 52.5 43.4
  1. *Current smoking is defined as having smoked on 1 or more days of the past 30 days