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Table 1 Structure of the study sample in the panel dataset

From: Association between successful smoking cessation and changes in marital and job status and health behaviours: evidence from a 10-wave nationwide survey in Japan

Wave Survey year Number of respondentsa Ages of respondents Response rate (%) Attrition rate (%)
1 2005 34,240 50–59 83.8
2 2006 32,285 51–60 92.2 5.7
3 2007 30,730 52–61 95.4 4.8
4 2008 29,605 53–62 96.2 3.7
5 2009 28,736 54–63 97.3 2.9
6 2010 26,220 55–64 91.8 8.8
7 2011 25,321 56–65 90.0 3.4
8 2012 24,026 57–66 90.9 5.1
9 2013 23,722 58–67 93.9 1.3
10 2014 22,748 59–68 93.9 4.1
  1. Note. aNo new respondents were added after wave 1