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Table 2 Daily smoking rates among high school students and apprentices according to various characteristics for the 2008, 2017-A and 2017-B samples. ESCAPAD survey, OFDT

From: Why do apprentices smoke much more than high school students? Understanding educational disparities in smoking with a Oaxaca-blinder decomposition analysis

 2008 sample2017-A sample2017-B sample
High school studentsApprenticesHigh school studentsApprenticesHigh school studentsApprentices
Daily smokingSMDDaily smokingSMDDaily smokingSMDDaily smokingSMDDaily smokingSMDDaily smokingSMD
Gender 0.05 0.01 0.05 0.13 0.04 0.08
 Boys23.7 50.6 21.7 47.3 21.7 47.3 
 Girls25.3 48.3 22.44 38.1 22.2 45.4 
Parental occupational status 0.04 0.04 0.00 0.06 0.01 0.14
 Low26.60.0552.90.0122.50.0043.80.0022.60.0243.50.12
 Disadvantaged25.60.0348.90.0222.10.0042.20.0521.70.0246.20.04
 Intermediate22.80.0546.20.0421.80.0347.20.0122.50.0445.80.06
 Advantaged23.80.0151.60.0223.30.0650.00.0722.60.0354.70.06
 High24.10.0052.70.0619.80.0454.30.0319.10.0352.80.05
Parents living together 0.25 0.21 0.25 0.27 0.27 0.15
 No32.3 57.7 28.4 52.1 28.5 51.7 
 Yes21.5 45 18.6 38.6 18.3 42.4 
Living alone 0.18 0.19 0.18 0.12 0.12 0.10
 No23.2 48 21.0 44.0 21.1 45.6 
 Yes36.0 64.8 33.7 54.7 30.2 53.2 
Suicide attempt 0.24 0.27 0.21 0.13 0.23 0.13
 No23.4 47.4 21.4 44.6 21.1 45.8 
 Yes65.2 85.5 47.5 54.5 53.7 68.4 
Grade repetition 0.37 0.10 0.26 0.03 0.25 0.00
 No19.0 45.9 19.2 44.4 19.2 46.9 
 Yes33.2 51.5 30.3 45.2 29.3 46.9 
Cannabis use in the past month 1.15 1.13 1.10 1.07 1.17 0.89
 No12.9 32.2 12.2 27.7 11.6 32.5 
 Yes62.4 84.5 61.2 84.3 64.0 80.2 
Alcohol use in the past month 0.47 0.42 0.67 0.42 0.68 0.45
 No10.2 26.5 7.6 25.6 7.8 25.4 
 Yes28.8 54.6 29.5 51.1 29.1 52.1 
Father smokes 0.33 0.30     0.35 0.31
 No19.4 42.2     16.7 36.4 
 Yes32.4 57.7     29.4 51.8 
Mother smokes 0.37 0.37     0.44 0.38
 No19.7 42.2     16.0 35.7 
 Yes35.3 60.3     32.4 55.0 
Sum of money received1 0.32 0.13 0.34 0.17    
 Quintile 116.80.2634.20.1213.60.2719.90.13    
 Quintile 221.60.0837.90.0819.90.03260.10    
 Quintile 326.50.0647.30.0320.10.0237.80.03    
 Quintile 429.60.1350.30.0023.60.0939.50.04    
 Quintile 535.10.1851.50.0932.20.2643.40.15    
  1. SMD Absolute standardized mean difference
  2. 1: The quintiles were computed for each survey among the whole population. For 2008, sum of money was distributed into quintiles (1: [0–15€], 2: [16-30], 3: [31–70], 4: [71–200€], 5: [201 and more]. For 2017, the distribution was (1: [0–20€], 2: [22-50], 3: [51–120], 4: [121–300€], 5: [302 and more]
  3. How to read: in 2008 among high school students, daily smoking rate was 25.3% among girls