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Table 1 Prevalence of smoking by gender and marital status in routine and manual workers (%)

From: Parental smoking and child poverty in the UK: an analysis of national survey data

  Base smoking prevalence by gender (before marital status weighting) Smoking prevalence marital status weighting Rate of smoking by sex with marital status weighting
Single man 33 1.35 44.6
Married man 33 0.7 23.1
Cohabitating man 33 1.65 54.5
Single woman 32 1.35 43.2
Married woman 32 0.7 22.4
Cohabitating woman 32 1.65 52.8
  1. Note: Weightings are the ratio of prevalence by marital status to prevalence in the general population e.g. 27/20 = for single smokers.