Aspects of (un)healthy behaviour

Aspects of (un)healthy behaviour

Periods (including standard error) Smoking Percentage of smokers Total % of smokers (%) Drinking Percentage of drinkers Total % of drinkers (%) Cervical smear tests (women >= 16 yrs) Total cervival smear test (%) Mammography (women >= 16 yrs) % ever been tested for breast cancer Total % ever been tested (%) Mammography (women >= 16 yrs) % tested for breast cancer last 2 years Total % tested last 2 years (%) Breast-feeding % 'babies' breast-fed from birth Total % 'babies' breast-fed from birth (%) Breast-feeding % 'babies' at the age of 3 months Total % 'babies' age of 3 months (%) Breast-feeding % 'babies' at the age of 6 months Total 'babies' age of 6 months (%)
1989 37.5 79.5 . . . 67.2 44.0 24.3
1990 37.0 79.8 . . . 70.3 42.7 27.4
1991 38.3 78.6 50.1 26.7 10.8 64.3 45.5 26.4
1992 36.5 80.0 50.6 26.4 12.4 68.4 44.9 27.8
1993 36.4 81.1 49.6 28.9 14.9 66.6 40.6 26.4
1994 37.4 80.1 49.6 33.6 19.0 69.6 48.3 24.1
1995 35.9 79.7 50.4 35.0 20.2 69.1 49.0 26.9
1996 36.0 82.0 52.8 38.8 23.4 71.5 47.3 28.9
1997 35.8 84.8 56.9 41.4 26.7 68.9 41.0 21.7
1998 34.7 84.7 55.9 42.9 25.0 66.2 45.4 24.4
1999 34.0 86.0 56.1 42.8 25.0 71.2 44.4 23.0
2000 32.7 85.9 55.5 45.6 29.3 70.7 46.3 24.5
Source: CBS.
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Table description

Trend figures on smoking, drinking, cervical smears and mammographies,
by sex, type of insurance, age and highest level of education
1989 - 2000
Changed on June 01 2010.
Frequency: Discontinued.

Description topics

Smoking
Smokers are all persons in the age category 16 years and older who smoke
(hand-rolled) cigarettes, cigars and/or a pipe.
Percentage of smokers
Total % of smokers
Drinking
Persons aged 16 years and older who occasionally drink alcohol.
Percentage of drinkers
Total % of drinkers
Cervical smear tests (women >= 16 yrs)
Percentage of women aged 16 years and older who had their cervix examined
for cancer.
Total cervival smear test
Mammography (women >= 16 yrs)
X-raying of the female breasts.
% ever been tested for breast cancer
Percentage of women who have ever been tested for breast cancer.
Total % ever been tested
% tested for breast cancer last 2 years
Percentage of women in the age category 16 years and older who have
been tested for breast cancer in the last 2 years.
Total % tested last 2 years
Breast-feeding
The data on breast-feeding refer to babies/toddlers in the age category 6
months to 4 years.
% 'babies' breast-fed from birth
Percentage of babies breast-fed from birth.
Total % 'babies' breast-fed from birth
% 'babies' at the age of 3 months
Percentage of babies still being breast-fed after 3 months.
Total % 'babies' age of 3 months
% 'babies' at the age of 6 months
Percentage of babies still being breast-fed after 6 months.
Total 'babies' age of 6 months