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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Adult lifestyles additional variables
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[Collapse]Smoking & e-cigarette useSmoker191917
Ex-smoker292929
Never smoked525254
Smoke daily161614
Smoker - 3 most deprived quintiles232320
Smoker - 2 least deprived quintiles131514
E-cigarette user776
Use e-cigarette daily454
Ever tried e-cigarette181717
Current e-cigarette user who is smoker524750
Current e-cigarette user who is ex-smoker445049
Current e-cigarette user who has never smoked431
Current smoker who currently uses e-cigarette181718
Ex smoker who currently uses e-cigarette101210
Has never smoked and currently uses e-cigarette000
Used e-cigarette before tobacco (of those who have ever used both)1.2
Tried to give up smoking44.45
Stopped smoking less than 1 month ago1.1
Stopped smoking 1 month-1 year ago7.7
Stopped smoking more than 1 year ago91.92
Used e-cigarette to help stop smoking tobacco (current users)69.76
Used e-cigarette to reduce tobacco used (current users)25.31
Used e-cigarette as can use them indoors (current users)18.22
Used e-cigarette as less harmful than tobacco (current users)32.36
Used e-cigarette as cheaper than tobacco (current users)28.34
Used e-cigarette as protect others from tobacco smoke (current users)18.21
Used e-cigarette as attracted by adverts (current users)2.1
Used e-cigarette - curiosity (spontaneous) (current users)1.0
Used e-cigarette to help stop smoking tobacco (current and ex users)63.72
Used e-cigarette to reduce tobacco used (current and ex users)20.24
Used e-cigarette as can use them indoors (current and ex users)12.14
Used e-cigarette as less harmful than tobacco (current and ex users)21.23
Used e-cigarette as cheaper than tobacco (current and ex users)17.21
Used e-cigarette as protect others from tobacco smoke (current and ex users)12.14
Used e-cigarette as attracted by adverts (current and ex users)5.5
Used e-cigarette - curiosity (spontaneous) (current and ex users)6.4
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke indoors13.10
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke outdoors27.24
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke indoors or outdoors34.29
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke inside own home4.3
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke inside other people's home8.6
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke travelling by car / van3.3
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke in other indoor places2.2
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke outside at home5.5
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke outdoor smoking areas pubs etc15.15
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke outside school / hospital / playgrounds5.4
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke in other outdoor places14.10
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke indoors or outdoors - quintile 1 (most deprived)44.31
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke indoors or outdoors - quintile 239.32
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke indoors or outdoors - quintile 334.33
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke indoors or outdoors - quintile 430.27
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke indoors or outdoors - quintile 5 (least deprived)30.26
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke indoors - quintile 1 (most deprived)21.15
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke indoors - quintile 217.14
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke indoors - quintile 313.9
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke indoors - quintile 49.7
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke indoors - quintile 5 (least deprived)9.9
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke outdoors - quintile 1 (most deprived)32.23
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke outdoors - quintile 230.24
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke outdoors - quintile 327.28
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke outdoors - quintile 425.24
Non-smoker exposed to tobacco smoke outdoors - quintile 5 (least deprived)26.23
See people using e-cigarette inside own home11..
See people using e-cigarette inside other people's home17..
See people using e-cigarette inside restaurants / cafes14..
See people using e-cigarette inside pubs23..
See people using e-cigarette inside shops / shopping centres19..
See people using e-cigarette travelling by car / van22..
See people using e-cigarette on public transport12..
See people using e-cigarette in other indoor places15..
See people using e-cigarette outside at home14..
See people using e-cigarette outdoor smoking areas pubs etc43..
See people using e-cigarette outside school / hospital / playgrounds17..
See people using e-cigarette in other outdoor places43..
Methods tried to stop smoking in last 12 months - Nicotine patches / inhaler / gum..22
Methods tried to stop smoking in last 12 months - Other prescription medicine (e.g. Zyban, Champix)..5
Methods tried to stop smoking in last 12 months - e-cigarettes..49
Methods tried to stop smoking in last 12 months - Heat-not-burn cigarette (e.g. iQOS, heatsticks)..1
Methods tried to stop smoking in last 12 months - Attended a group..2
Methods tried to stop smoking in last 12 months - Phoned a smoking helpline (e.g. Help Me Quit)..3
Methods tried to stop smoking in last 12 months - Got support from a pharmacy..5
Methods tried to stop smoking in last 12 months - Read a book or booklet..3
Methods tried to stop smoking in last 12 months - Used a website or app..2
Methods tried to stop smoking in last 12 months - Hypnotherapy..0
Methods tried to stop smoking in last 12 months - Acupuncture..0
[Collapse]AlcoholAverage weekly alcohol consumption - none (may include some people who do sometimes drink)202221
Average weekly alcohol consumption - some, up to 14 units (moderate drinkers)606061
Average weekly alcohol consumption - hazardous (over 14 units, up to 50 (m) / 35 (f))171516
Average weekly alcohol consumption - harmful (over 50 (m) / 35 (f) units)332
Average weekly alcohol consumption - above 14 units (over guidelines)201818
Average annual alcohol consumption (units) - drinkers only554568532
Average annual alcohol consumption (units) - moderate drinkers209221221
Average annual alcohol consumption (units) - hazardous drinkers1,2121,2801,194
Average annual alcohol consumption (units) - harmful drinkers3,9233,9843,973
Drank almost every day (in past 12 months)665
Drank 5-6 days a week (in past 12 months)332
Drank 3-4 days a week (in past 12 months)121012
Drank once or twice a week (in past 12 months)272830
Drank once or twice a month (in past 12 months)161515
Drank once every couple of months (in past 12 months)1098
Drank once or twice a year (in past 12 months)987
Did not drink at all in last 12 months (but does sometimes drink)111
Non drinker (not even occasionally)171919
Did not drink last week454746
Drank more than 3 units women / 4 units men on a day last week312928
Drank more than 6 units women / 8 units men on a day last week161514
Drank more than 9 units women / 12 units men on a day last week777
[Collapse]Fruit & vegetablesAte no fruit & veg the previous day898
Ate some but less than 5 portions fruit & veg the previous day686768
Ate at least 5 portions fruit & veg the previous day242324
[Collapse]Physical activityActive less than 30 minutes in previous week323433
Active 30-149 minutes in previous week141414
Active at least 150 minutes in previous week545353
[Collapse]Body mass indexBMI under 18.5 (underweight)222
BMI 18.5 - under 25 (healthy weight)393839
BMI 25 - under 30 (overweight but not obese)363836
BMI 30 - under40 (obese but not morbidly obese)212021
BMI 40+ (morbidly obese)222
BMI 25+ (overweight or obese)596059
BMI 30+ (obese)232223
Mean height (cm)170170170
Mean weight (kg)787878
[Collapse]Combined healthy lifestylesFewer than 2 healthy behaviours101010
0 healthy behaviours111
1 healthy behaviours999
2 healthy behaviours313129
3 healthy behaviours333335
4 healthy behaviours202020
5 healthy behaviours566
Mean number of healthy behaviours333

Metadata

Title
National Survey for Wales – adult lifestyle additional variables

Last update
November 2019 November 2019

Next update
June 2020 (Provisional)

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
National Survey for Wales, Welsh Government

Contact email
stats.healthinfo@gov.wales

Designation
National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Wales

Geographical coverage
Wales

Languages covered
English and Welsh

Data licensing
You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description
Information on health related lifestyle among adults in Wales - additional variables.

Data collection and calculation
Information is collected via the National Survey for Wales. Based on a sample survey. Sample sizes for some groups are relatively small, and the results should be treated with caution. 95% confidence intervals and sample sizes are also shown to give an indication of the precision of results. See weblinks.

Frequency of publication
Annual

Data reference periods
Data is shown from 2016-17 onwards

Users, uses and context
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Rounding applied
None

Revisions information
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Statistical quality
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Keywords
National Survey for Wales; National Survey; Future Generations; National Indicators; Well-being; Health; Lifestyle