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Definition

Proportion of adults who are daily smokers.
A 'daily smoker' is defined as someone who currently smokes cigarettes (manufactured or roll-your-own) or equivalent tobacco product every day.

Indicator Summary

Numerator
Number of persons aged 18 years or over who smoke tobacco every day
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Denominator
Population aged 18 years or over
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Computation
Rates are directly age-standardised to the Australian population as at 30 June 2001.

Excludes smokers who have not consumed 100 cigarettes or the equivalent amount of tobacco in their lifetime, and people who have not smoked in the past 12 months.

Scope of collections limited to persons usually resident in private dwellings. Persons usually resident in non-private dwellings such as …
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Calculation rules

Computation Rule
Description
Rates are directly age-standardised to the Australian population as at 30 June 2001.

Excludes smokers who have not consumed 100 cigarettes or the equivalent amount of tobacco in their lifetime, and people who have not smoked in the past 12 months.

Scope of collections limited to persons usually resident in private dwellings. Persons usually resident in non-private dwellings such as hotels, motels, hospitals, nursing homes and short-stay caravan parks were not included in the surveys. Estimates for non-Indigenous people estimates exclude those living in very remote areas of Australia.
Numerators
Number of persons aged 18 years or over who smoke tobacco every day
Denominators
Population aged 18 years or over
Disaggregation

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