Deprivation

Smoking by deprivation

smoker 2016 SIMD

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In 2013-2016 in Greater Glasgow & Clyde, 36% of adults in the most deprived quintile smoked regularly in comparison to 11% in the least deprived quintile. 

Smoking 2012 by City and deprivation

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Across Scotland adult smoking is more common in the more deprived areas.  In 2012 in Glasgow, 37% of adults in the most deprived parts of Glasgow smoked in comparison to 25% in the rest of the Glasgow population. 

Note

Due to the Scottish Household Survey no longer reporting the proportion of the adult population who smoke it is not possible to update these trends, therefore the graph will remain with 2012 as the most recent year. 

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