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Top-line findings on smoking in England from the Smoking Toolkit Study.

Robert West, Loren Kock, Dimitra Kale, Jamie Brown

Last updated: 24th January 2022

Base: Adults (16 and over)

Data collection paused in February 2020 among 16-17 year olds


Monthly household surveys of representative samples of 1700-1800 adults (16+ years old) in England

  • Due to the pandemic, from April 2020 surveys conducted by telephone (rather than face-to-face) and among adults aged 18 and over

Fieldwork by TNS/BMRB 2006 up to April 2013, then IPSOS MORI

Sample weighted to match population in England on key socio-demographics