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Table 4 Attributes related to cigarette smoking among current smokers* by age – 2006 Cyprus Global Youth Tobacco Survey

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

Attribute Proportion (95% Confidence Interval)
  Overall (n = 2,252) 13 years old or younger (n = 209) 14 years old (n = 263) 15 years old (n = 441) 16 years old (n = 530) 17 years old or older (n = 809)
Access and Availability
Buy cigarettes in a store 61.0 (57.8, 64.2) 44.5 (38.3, 50.8) 46.2 (40.9, 51.5) 57.5 (50.2, 64.7) 61.9 (57.1, 66.7) 69.1 (65.9, 72.3)
Not refused purchase because of their age 95.3 (94.0, 96.6) 85.8 (76.2, 95.5) 89.3 (83.5, 95.1) 94.6 (92.0, 97.2) 95.1 (92.2, 98.1) 97.7 (96.0, 99.3)
Cessation
Want to stop smoking 46.7 (42.7, 50.7) 43.1 (34.6, 51.6) 42.5 (33.6, 51.4) 51.0 (45.0, 57.1) 48.8 (43.7, 53.8) 45.4 (39.7, 51.0)
Tried to stop smoking during the past year 60.9 (57.0, 64.7) 63.1 (53.2, 72.9) 60.9 (54.5, 67.3) 62.7 (56.6, 68.9) 63.5 (53.5, 73.5) 58.2 (55.6, 60.9)
Have ever received help to stop smoking 70.7 (68.1, 73.4) 66.7 (55.3, 78.1) 70.1 (65.6, 74.6) 70.5 (66.1, 74.9) 72.4 (67.3, 77.6) 70.8 (67.0, 74.5)
Have of feel like having a cigarette first thing in the morning 28.2 (26.0, 30.3) 21.5 (14.0, 29.0) 24.8 (16.9, 32.8) 23.8 (17.8, 29.7) 23.9 (18.4, 29.5) 34.2 (30.7, 37.7)
  1. *Current smoking is defined as having smoked on 1 or more days of the past 30 days