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Table 1 Australian adults 16–85 years: Prevalence of mental disorders in the 12 months prior to the survey, and smoking rate, by type of disorder

From: Smoking and mental illness: results from population surveys in Australia and the United States

  Proportion with mental disorder
(%)
95% CI Smoking rate
(%)
95% CI
Mental disorders     
   Anxiety disorders     
Panic disorder 2.6 2.1 – 3.1 39.6 33.4 – 45.8
Agoraphobia 2.8 2.3 – 3.3 37.0 32.7 – 41.4
Social phobia 4.7 4.1 – 5.3 32.9 29.6 – 36.2
Generalised anxiety disorder 2.7 2.1 – 3.3 45.8 39.0 – 52.7
Obsessive-compulsive disorder 1.9 1.5 – 2.3 41.1 33.1 – 49.2
Post-traumatic stress disorder 6.4 5.8 – 7.0 33.7 30.2 – 37.1
Any anxiety disorder * 14.4 13.5 – 15.3 33.4 31.0 – 35.9
   Affective disorders     
Depressive episode 4.1 3.5 – 4.7 38.4 33.5 – 43.3
Dysthymia 1.3 1.0 – 1.6 38.3 29.4 – 47.2
Bipolar affective disorder 1.8 1.4 – 2.2 58.1 49.1 – 67.1
Any affective disorder * 6.2 5.5 – 6.9 43.4 39.2 – 47.5
   Substance use disorders     
Alcohol harmful use 2.9 2.4 – 3.4 43.7 37.7 – 49.7
Alcohol dependence 1.4 1.1 – 1.7 61.3 51.3 – 71.2
Drug use disorder 1.4 1.1 – 1.7 72.6 62.6 – 82.5
Any substance use disorder * 5.1 4.5 – 5.7 53.6 48.8 – 58.5
Any mental disorder * 20.0 18.9 – 21.1 36.2 32.9 – 39.6
No mental disorder 80.0 78.9 – 81.1 18.8 17.2 – 20.4
Total persons aged 16–85 years 100.0   22.3 20.9 – 23.7
  1. * Note: As a person may have had more than one disorder in the 12 months prior to the survey, the components will not add to the totals shown.
  2. Source: 2007 Australian Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing [43].