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Table 3 Number of children in poverty living with one or more parents who smoke (thousands)

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

Children in poverty living with a single parent who smokes
Number of children in household One Child Two Children Three or more children Total
Single mother 65 101 93 259
Single father 6.6 10 9.5 26
Children living in poverty with two parents of whom at least one smokes
Number of children in household One child Two children Three or more children Total
Married Parents, one smokes 92 143 132 367
Cohabitating Parents, one smokes 66 103 95 264
Married Parents, both smoke 25 39 36 100
Cohabitating Parents, both smoke 18 28 26 72
Total 273 424 391 1,088
  1. Note: Estimates rounded to the nearest thousand.