Table 1—

Prevalence of current and passive smoking in the European Community Respiratory Health Survey(ECRHS) I and II

Country and centreCurrent smokingPassive smoking in nonsmokersFollow-up
nECRHS I %ECRHS II %nECRHS I %ECRHS II %
Iceland
 Reykjavik45738.528.425748.424.58.9±0.3
Norway
 Bergen59541.837.131534.115.29.5±0.2
Sweden
 Göteborg49734.223.929443.99.99.1±0.4
 Umeå42122.116.631519.48.68.5±0.4
 Uppsala51123.713.736622.46.08.6±0.4
Estonia
 Tartu24130.743.912737.827.65.2±0.4
The Netherlands
 Geleen13833.326.18867.038.610.3±0.3
Belgium
 Antwerp South33724.620.522854.832.09.8±0.4
 Antwerp City29833.231.517851.733.29.1 ±0.4
Germany
 Hamburg30338.632.016949.727.29.3±0.6
 Erfurt28638.137.414139.727.09.2±0.3
Switzerland
 Basel44733.830.426823.916.810.3±0.4
France
 Bordeaux16338.030.19247.826.19.2±0.5
 Grenoble38430.523.424436.125.09.1±0.4
 Montpellier20223.818.313037.718.59.2±0.7
 Paris43334.932.824644.736.28.2±0.9
UK
 Cardiff20927.823.014742.925.810.6±0.2
 Ipswich29624.319.619938.224.68.5±0.5
 Norwich25720.217.519038.416.89.0±0.5
Italy
 Pavia19238.030.710667.051.98.5±0.7
 Turin12325.222.88555.327.18.4±0.4
 Verona20433.333.312141.321.58.7±0.6
Spain
 Barcelona27145.838.812965.145.08.9±0.7
 Galdakao35849.439.917274.448.38.6±0.4
 Albacete30852.346.813360.942.18.7±0.8
 Oveido24057.544.69757.755.78.4±0.7
 Huevla20452.946.18367.565.18.4±0.7
Australia
 Melbourne48223.020.535119.710.87.0±0.5
USA
 Portland19615.312.215817.110.87.7±0.4
All subjects905333.928.7542940.624.08.8±1.2
  • Data are presented as mean±sd, unless otherwise stated.