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Table 3 Cigarette smoking among 15-year-old adolescents, HBSC survey 1994–2006

From: Cigarette and waterpipe smoking among adolescents in Estonia: HBSC survey results, 1994–2006

Cigarette smoking 1994 1998 2002 2006
  N % N % N % N %
  Boys
Smokers 160 29.3 78 31.1 229 37.0 260 32.5
   Every day 85 15.6 43 17.1 144 23.3 168 21.0
   ≥ 1× a week 33 6.0 17 6.8 44 7.1 44 5.5
   <1× a week 42 7.7 18 7.2 41 6.6 48 6.0
Non-smokers 386 70.7 173 68.9 390 63.0 539 67.5
Total 546 100 251 100 619 100 799 100
  Girls
Smokers 59 9.5 63 18.9 165 25.5 198 25.2
   Every day 20 3.2 26 7.8 75 11.6 92 11.7
   ≥ 1× a week 16 2.6 14 4.2 43 6.6 54 6.9
   <1× a week 23 3.7 23 6.9 47 7.3 52 6.6
Non-smokers 569 90.6 271 81.1 483 74.5 586 74.7
Total 628 100 334 100 648 100 784 100