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Table 1 Socio-demographic attributes at baseline (2005) by smoking status and sex in the Thai Cohort Study

From: Smoking, smoking cessation, and 7-year mortality in a cohort of Thai adults

Socio-demographic attributes Column % distribution of smoking status by sex
Total (n = 84,573) Males (n = 38,450) Females (n = 46,123)
Never (n = 61,143) Former (n = 14,698) Current (n = 8732) Never (n = 17,653) Former (n = 12,542) Current (n = 8255) Never (n = 43,490) Former (n = 2156) Current (n = 477)
Birth Year −1959 (> = 46 years) 4.3 12.3 7.8 6.2 13.9 8.1 3.6 3.0 2.9
1960–1969 (36–45 years) 18.3 28.4 24.5 20.4 30.2 24.7 17.4 17.9 21.4
1970–1974 (31–35 years) 16.3 20.0 22.3 17.4 20.1 22.5 15.8 19.6 19.5
1975–1979 (26–30 years) 25.7 22.6 27.0 25.3 21.2 26.8 25.9 30.6 31.7
1980–(<=25 years) 35.4 16.7 18.3 30.7 14.6 18.0 37.4 28.9 24.5
Personal monthly income (Baht) <3000 11.4 8.7 12.4 13.1 8.7 12.6 10.6 8.2 8.4
3001–20,000 79.3 75.7 76.3 74.5 74.6 76.4 81.3 81.9 75.6
> = 20.001 9.3 15.7 11.3 12.4 16.7 11.0 8.1 9.8 16.1
Place of residence Urban 51.4 53.0 52.0 49.4 51.3 50.9 52.2 63.2 71.2
Rural 48.6 47.0 48.0 50.6 48.7 49.1 47.8 36.8 28.8
Health Insurance Coverage 30 Baht scheme 13.7 11.4 13.0 13.4 11.1 13.2 13.8 13.0 8.4
Civil servant scheme 23.2 31.4 27.2 29.0 34.1 28.0 20.8 15.8 12.4
Others 63.2 57.2 59.9 57.6 54.8 58.7 65.4 71.2 79.2
Alcohol consumption Occasional 56.5 67.8 66.7 69.5 67.3 66.1 51.2 70.9 76.1
Never 35.6 3.2 3.3 19.7 2.8 3.3 42.1 5.8 3.6
Regular 1.3 11.5 18.6 3.7 12.9 18.8 0.4 3.7 14.0
Stopped 6.6 17.4 11.4 7.1 17.1 11.7 6.3 19.6 6.3
Weekly physical activity <7 sessions 35.9 29.2 27.3 24.4 26.5 26.1 40.6 45.0 49.4
7+ sessions 64.1 70.8 72.7 75.6 73.5 73.9 59.4 55.0 50.6
Body mass index Underweight(<18.5) 17.9 6.2 6.9 7.6 4.1 5.9 22.1 18.4 22.7
Normal (18.5 to <23) 57.0 46.4 49.2 53.1 44.6 49.0 58.6 56.7 52.2
Overweight at risk (23 to <25) 12.7 22.1 20.4 20.3 24.1 20.8 9.6 10.4 12.1
Obesity I (25 to <30) 10.1 21.9 20.3 16.2 23.8 21.0 7.6 11.0 8.5
Obesity II (≥30) 2.3 3.4 3.3 2.8 3.4 3.2 2.1 3.6 4.5
Poor self-reported health No 95.5 95.0 95.4 96.9 95.6 95.6 95.0 91.4 91.4
Yes 4.5 5.0 4.6 3.1 4.4 4.4 5.0 8.6 8.6