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Table 1 Socio-demographics for individuals in Greater Glasgow Health Board region and in the rest of Scotland

From: Is the "Glasgow effect" of cigarette smoking explained by socio-economic status?: A multilevel analysis

   Greater Glasgow Rest of Scotland p-value Total
n (%)   n = 3790 (15%) n = 21,246 (85%)   n = 25,036
Sex Men 1604 (42) 9429 (44)   11,033 (44)
  Women 2186 (58) 11,817 (56) 0.019 14,003 (56)
Age 16–24 440 (12) 2199 (10)   2639 (11)
  25–34 734 (19) 4048 (19)   4782 (19)
  35–44 819 (22) 4430 (21)   5249 (21)
  45–54 636 (17) 3891 (18)   4527 (18)
  55–64 653 (17) 3820 (18)   4473 (18)
  65–74 387 (10) 2162 (10)   2549 (10)
  75 and over 121 (3) 696 (3) 0.084 817 (3)
Carstairs quintile Least deprived 709 (19) 4448 (21)   5157 (21)
  2 249 (7) 4739 (22)   4988 (20)
  3 354 (9) 4729 (22)   5083 (20)
  4 485 (13) 4467 (21)   4954 (20)
  Most deprived 1993 (53) 2861 (13) <0.001 4854 (19)
Social class I/II 1066 (28) 6330 (30)   7396 (30)
  III 1625 (43) 9484 (45)   11,109 (44)
  IV/V 867 (23) 4733 (22) 0.204 5600 (22)
  Unknown 232 (6) 699 (3) <0.001a 931 (4)
Economic activity status Employed 1798 (47) 12,175 (57)   13,973 (56)
  Unemployed 221 (6) 924 (4)   1145 (5)
  Retired 582 (15) 3237 (15)   3819 (15)
  Economically inactive 1179 (31) 4887 (23) <0.001 6066 (24)
  Unknown 10 (0.3) 23 (0.1) 0.015a 33 (0.1)
Education No qualification 1767 (47) 8472 (40)   10,239 (41)
  Below degree level 1388 (37) 9438 (44)   10,826 (43)
  Degree level or above 623 (16) 3308 (16) <0.001 3931 (16)
  Unknown 12 (0.3) 28 (0.1) 0.009a 40 (0.2)
  1. a: p-values for χ 2 test of difference by Greater Glasgow/rest of Scotland residence in proportion of individuals with unknown values