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Table 2 Prevalence of smoking (95% CI) by sex and age group among physicians in Estonia (population estimates)

From: Cigarette smoking and smoking-attributable diseases among Estonian physicians: a cross-sectional study

Sex Age Never smokers Ex-smokers Occasional smokers Daily smokers
Male ≤ 40 74.9 (69.6–80.2) 12.7 (8.7–16.8) 3.2 (1.0–5.3) 9.2 (5.6–12.8)
  41–50 52.6 (46.4–58.9) 35.9 (29.8–41.9) 1.7 (0.1–3.4) 9.8 (6.1–13.5)
  51–60 41.5 (35.5–47.5) 35.2 (29.4–41.0) 7.2 (4.1–10.3) 16.1 (11.6–20.5)
  ≥ 61 43.5 (38.2–48.9) 42.3 (37.0–47.7) 0.0 (0.0–2.2) 14.1 (10.2–18.0)
  Total 53.0 (50.0–56.0) 31.5 (28.7–34.2) 3.1 (2.0–4.2) 12.4 (10.4–14.4)
Female ≤ 40 85.0 (83.0–87.0) 11.1 (9.3–12.9) 1.5 (0.8–2.2) 2.4 (1.6–3.3)
  41–50 77.5 (75.0–80.1) 17.0 (14.7–19.3) 2.0 (1.2–2.9) 3.5 (2.4–4.6)
  51–60 66.8 (64.3–69.3) 24.1 (21.8–26.4) 1.1 (0.5–1.7) 8.0 (6.5–9.4)
  ≥ 61 70.5 (68.1–72.9) 23.2 (21.0–25.4) 0.7 (0.3–1.2) 5.6 (4.4–6.8)
  Total 74.5 (73.3–75.7) 19.2 (18.1–20.3) 1.3 (1.0–1.6) 5.0 (4.4–5.6)
Total   69.7 (68.5–70.9) 21.9 (20.9–23.0) 1.7 (1.4–2.0) 6.7 (6.0–7.3)