Lifestyle, preventive screening; sex,age; 2010-2013


This table provides data about the lifestyle and preventive behaviour of the Dutch population. It comprises the following aspects:
- smoking
- use of alcohol
- length, weight, people who are underweight and overweight
- use of contraceptive pill
- preventive research
- influenza vaccination
- physical activity
The data are based on the Health Interview Survey conducted by Statistics Netherlands. They can be broken down by sex and age. The Health Interview Survey is a continuous survey. Its population consists of Dutch residents of all ages in private households.

Data available from 2010 up to and including 2013

Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are definitive.

Changes as of 22 March 2018:
None, this table has been discontinued.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable. This table has been discontinued. Figures from 2014 onwards can be found in other tables, see paragraph 3.

Lifestyle, preventive screening; sex,age; 2010-2013

Sex Age category Type of figure Periods Smoking, 12 years or overSmokersSmokers (%) Smoking, 12 years or overSmokersDaily smokers (%) Alcohol consumption, 12 years and olderHeavy drinker (%) Alcohol consumption, 12 years and olderExcessive drinker (%) Height and weightUnder- and overweight, 4 years or olderUnderweight (%) Height and weightUnder- and overweight, 4 years or olderNormal weight (%) Under- and overweight, 4 years or olderDegree of overweightModerately overweight (%) Under- and overweight, 4 years or olderDegree of overweightSeriously overweight (%) Use of contraceptive pill,16 to 49 years (%)
Total Total age Percentages/numbers 2013 23.2 17.8 12.4 8.2 2.5 55.9 31.5 10.1 37.4
Total 4 to 12 years Percentages/numbers 2013 . . . . 7.7 80.1 9.4 2.8 .
Total 12 to 16 years Percentages/numbers 2013 2.2 0.8 1.7 0.2 3.3 84.8 10.2 1.7 .
Total 16 to 20 years Percentages/numbers 2013 22.4 13.9 18.1 7.3 5.4 83.6 8.8 2.1 59.6
Total 20 to 30 years Percentages/numbers 2013 33.6 22.4 19.9 9.5 4.0 70.0 20.3 5.7 54.6
Total 30 to 40 years Percentages/numbers 2013 27.9 19.9 11.4 6.0 2.2 54.2 33.4 10.1 30.0
Total 40 to 50 years Percentages/numbers 2013 26.2 21.1 12.5 7.9 1.2 49.9 37.9 11.0 22.7
Total 50 to 55 years Percentages/numbers 2013 28.6 24.4 15.1 11.4 0.6 43.9 43.4 12.1 .
Total 55 to 65 years Percentages/numbers 2013 22.6 19.3 12.1 11.1 1.2 42.5 41.1 15.2 .
Total 65 to 75 years Percentages/numbers 2013 16.6 14.0 8.6 10.6 1.1 38.3 43.8 16.8 .
Total 75 years or older Percentages/numbers 2013 8.8 7.4 4.4 3.4 1.2 43.8 41.1 13.9 .
Men Total age Percentages/numbers 2013 26.4 20.0 15.8 10.0 1.8 52.8 36.3 9.1
Men 4 to 12 years Percentages/numbers 2013 . . . . 7.6 80.8 8.7 2.9
Men 12 to 16 years Percentages/numbers 2013 1.9 1.4 0.0 0.0 2.6 84.7 11.7 0.9
Men 16 to 20 years Percentages/numbers 2013 23.5 14.4 20.8 9.4 5.4 81.3 12.0 1.3
Men 20 to 30 years Percentages/numbers 2013 39.0 25.5 27.0 14.2 2.3 70.2 22.9 4.6
Men 30 to 40 years Percentages/numbers 2013 33.4 24.5 16.3 9.1 1.0 50.8 38.9 9.3
Men 40 to 50 years Percentages/numbers 2013 28.7 22.8 16.6 8.8 0.7 43.1 46.2 10.0
Men 50 to 55 years Percentages/numbers 2013 30.0 24.8 18.5 12.3 0.0 37.7 50.2 12.1
Men 55 to 65 years Percentages/numbers 2013 24.7 21.0 12.7 10.8 0.3 38.2 47.3 14.1
Men 65 to 75 years Percentages/numbers 2013 19.5 16.3 9.0 12.1 0.4 33.2 50.8 15.5
Men 75 years or older Percentages/numbers 2013 10.1 7.9 7.2 5.6 1.1 42.7 45.3 11.0
Women Total age Percentages/numbers 2013 20.1 15.6 9.0 6.4 3.2 59.0 26.7 11.1 37.4
Women 4 to 12 years Percentages/numbers 2013 . . . . 7.7 79.3 10.2 2.8 .
Women 12 to 16 years Percentages/numbers 2013 2.6 0.3 3.3 0.4 3.9 84.8 8.8 2.5 .
Women 16 to 20 years Percentages/numbers 2013 21.3 13.5 15.1 4.9 5.5 86.2 5.4 2.8 59.6
Women 20 to 30 years Percentages/numbers 2013 28.0 19.2 12.5 4.8 5.7 69.9 17.6 6.8 54.6
Women 30 to 40 years Percentages/numbers 2013 22.4 15.4 6.4 2.9 3.5 57.8 27.8 11.0 30.0
Women 40 to 50 years Percentages/numbers 2013 23.6 19.3 8.2 6.9 1.6 56.8 29.5 12.1 22.7
Women 50 to 55 years Percentages/numbers 2013 27.3 24.0 11.5 10.4 1.2 50.3 36.4 12.0 .
Women 55 to 65 years Percentages/numbers 2013 20.5 17.7 11.5 11.4 2.1 46.9 34.8 16.2 .
Women 65 to 75 years Percentages/numbers 2013 13.8 11.7 8.3 9.2 1.8 43.2 37.0 18.0 .
Women 75 years or older Percentages/numbers 2013 7.9 7.0 2.4 1.7 1.3 44.6 38.1 16.0 .
Source: CBS.
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