Life style and (preventive) health examination; personal characteristics

Life style and (preventive) health examination; personal characteristics

Characteristics persons Margins Periods Smoking behaviour, 12 years or older Smoking status Persons who never smoked (%) Alcohol consumption, 12 years or older Drink status Persons who never drank alcohol (%)
Total Value 2014 46.1 11.4
Total Value 2015 46.6 11.8
Total Value 2016 47.5 12.2
Total Value 2017 48.2 12.9
Total Value 2018 48.3 12.7
Total Value 2019 49.6 13.3
Total Value 2020 50.0 13.7
Total Value 2021 50.6 12.6
Total Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2014 45.0 10.7
Total Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2015 45.5 11.1
Total Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2016 46.4 11.5
Total Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2017 47.1 12.2
Total Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2018 47.3 12.0
Total Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2019 48.6 12.5
Total Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2020 48.9 12.9
Total Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2021 49.4 11.8
Total Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2014 47.1 12.1
Total Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2015 47.7 12.5
Total Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2016 48.6 12.9
Total Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2017 49.2 13.7
Total Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2018 49.3 13.4
Total Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2019 50.6 14.1
Total Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2020 51.1 14.5
Total Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2021 51.8 13.5
Sex: Male Value 2014 41.4 8.7
Sex: Male Value 2015 41.7 9.4
Sex: Male Value 2016 42.2 8.8
Sex: Male Value 2017 43.7 10.3
Sex: Male Value 2018 44.0 10.0
Sex: Male Value 2019 45.0 10.6
Sex: Male Value 2020 46.4 10.5
Sex: Male Value 2021 45.3 10.5
Sex: Male Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2014 39.9 7.8
Sex: Male Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2015 40.2 8.5
Sex: Male Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2016 40.7 7.9
Sex: Male Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2017 42.2 9.3
Sex: Male Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2018 42.5 9.1
Sex: Male Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2019 43.4 9.6
Sex: Male Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2020 44.8 9.5
Sex: Male Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2021 43.6 9.4
Sex: Male Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2014 42.9 9.5
Sex: Male Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2015 43.3 10.3
Sex: Male Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2016 43.7 9.7
Sex: Male Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2017 45.2 11.2
Sex: Male Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2018 45.5 10.9
Sex: Male Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2019 46.6 11.6
Sex: Male Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2020 48.0 11.5
Sex: Male Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2021 47.0 11.7
Sex: Female Value 2014 50.6 14.1
Sex: Female Value 2015 51.3 14.3
Sex: Female Value 2016 52.7 15.6
Sex: Female Value 2017 52.5 15.6
Sex: Female Value 2018 52.5 15.3
Sex: Female Value 2019 54.1 15.9
Sex: Female Value 2020 53.6 16.9
Sex: Female Value 2021 55.8 14.7
Sex: Female Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2014 49.1 13.1
Sex: Female Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2015 49.8 13.2
Sex: Female Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2016 51.1 14.5
Sex: Female Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2017 51.1 14.5
Sex: Female Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2018 51.0 14.3
Sex: Female Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2019 52.5 14.7
Sex: Female Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2020 52.0 15.7
Sex: Female Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2021 54.1 13.5
Sex: Female Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2014 52.1 15.2
Sex: Female Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2015 52.9 15.3
Sex: Female Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2016 54.2 16.7
Sex: Female Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2017 54.0 16.7
Sex: Female Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2018 54.0 16.4
Sex: Female Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2019 55.7 17.1
Sex: Female Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2020 55.1 18.0
Sex: Female Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2021 57.4 16.0
Age: 0 to 3 years Value 2014 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Value 2015 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Value 2016 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Value 2017 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Value 2018 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Value 2019 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Value 2020 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Value 2021 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2014 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2015 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2016 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2017 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2018 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2019 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2020 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Lower boundary 95% confidence interval 2021 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2014 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2015 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2016 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2017 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2018 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2019 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2020 . .
Age: 0 to 3 years Upper boundary 95% confidence interval 2021 . .
Age: 4 to 11 years Value 2014 . .
Age: 4 to 11 years Value 2015 . .
Age: 4 to 11 years Value 2016 . .
Age: 4 to 11 years Value 2017 . .
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table contains data on life style and on the (preventive) health examination of the Dutch population in private households. These data can be grouped by several personal characteristics.

Data available from: 2014.

Status of the data: final.

Changes by May 16, 2021
Data about physical activity (4 years or older) 2021 are added.

When will new data be published?
Data on report year 2022 will appear in March 2023.

Description topics

Smoking behaviour, 12 years or older
Questions on smoking behaviour are asked to persons aged 12 years or older.
Smoking status
Persons who never smoked
The percentage of persons in the population aged 12 years or older who answered No to the question Do you ever smoke? and No to the question Have you ever smoked?
Alcohol consumption, 12 years or older
The questions on consuming alcohol are asked to all persons aged 12 years or older.
Drink status
Persons who never drank alcohol
The percentage of persons in the population aged 12 years or older who answered No to the question: Did you ever drink alcohol?