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Research Article

Smoking Cessation and Socioeconomic Status: An Update of Existing Evidence from a National Evaluation of English Stop Smoking Services

Table 1

Distribution and CO validated quit rates among SES indicators.

%% CO validated quit at 52 weeks (weighted)

NSSEC–economic status
 Routine and manual occupations93930.76.5 (4.7 to 8.9)
 Managerial/professional and intermediate occupations71623.49.3 (6.0 to 14.0)
 Sick/disabled and never worked/long term unemployed66021.66.8 (4.7 to 9.9)
 Other (e.g., retired)/unknown74224.38.5 (6.6 to 10.8)
Highest educational qualification
 Basic (GCSE) or none145247.57.1 (5.5 to 9.3)
 Other (e.g., vocational)/unknown100032.78.2 (5.8 to 11.6)
 A level or degree60519.88.6 (6.0 to 12.1)
Eligibility for free prescriptions
 Free143346.96.3 (5.1 to 7.9)
 Pays108035.38.4 (6.1 to 11.4)
 Outside relevant age range (19–59) or unknown54417.89.7 (7.6 to 12.5)
Housing tenure
 Social/private renting148748.66.1 (4.9 to 7.4)
 Other/unknown31610.34.1 (1.3 to 12.6)
 Owner occupier125441.010.8 (9.3 to 12.5)
Household type
 Single parent30910.15.1 (2.3 to 10.9)
 Married/cohabiting and children66421.79.4 (5.8 to 14.8)
 No children in household183259.97.9 (7.0 to 8.9)
 Other/unknown2528.24.7 (1.6 to 13.3)
Total3057100.07.7 (6.6 to 9.0)

These categories were included in the count of markers of disadvantage.

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