Table 1 Descriptive statistics of weighted sample, by sex, household population aged 40 or older in 1994/1995, Canada excluding territories

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Table 1
Descriptive statistics of weighted sample, by sex, household population aged 40 or older in 1994/1995, Canada excluding territories
Table summary
This table displays the results of descriptive statistics of weighted sample men (n=3,341), women (n=4,143) and p-value chi-square test (men versus women), calculated using % units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Men (n=3,341) Women (n=4,143) p-value Chi-square test (men versus women)
%
Institutionalized during follow-up (1996/1997 to 2010/2011) 3.5 6.8Note *  
Died during follow-up (1996/1997 to 2010/2011) 29.8 25.0Note *  
Age distribution (1994/1995)  
40 to 49 39.0 33.7Note * <0.001
50 to 59 25.5 24.7
60 to 69 19.4 20.3
70 to 79 11.9 15.8Note *
80 or older 4.2 5.5Note *
Smoking status distribution (1994/1995)  
Current daily smoker 26.7 19.8Note *  
Former daily smoker 49.6 29.6Note *  
Years since quitting daily smoking  
4 or fewer 7.8 4.6Note * <0.001
5 to 9 7.7 5.0Note *
10 to 19 16.6 8.8Note *
20 or more 17.5 11.2Note *
Never smoked daily 23.7 50.5Note *
Percentage distribution of number of two-year changes in smoking status (1996/1997 to 2010/2011)  
0 80.6 86.1Note * <0.001
1 10.8 8.7Note *
2 5.1 2.7Note *
3 or more 3.5 2.5
Percentage with at least one two-year change in smoking st (1996/1997 to 2010/2011), by smoking status in 1994/1995  
Total 19.4 13.9Note *  
Smoking status 1994/1995  
Current daily smoker 55.7 56.8  
Former daily smoker  
Years since quit daily smoking  
4 or fewer 25.5 32.1  
5 to 9 13.5Note E: Use with caution 6.1Note E: Use with caution  
10 to 19 5.0Note E: Use with caution 4.1Note E: Use with caution  
20 or more Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published  
Never smoked daily Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published  
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
* significantly different from men (p<0.05)
Source: 1994/1995 to 2010/2011 National Population Health Survey, longitudinal sample (square).