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Table 2 Prevalence of type of tobacco use among the adults by selected demographic characteristics

From: Socio-demographic characteristics and tobacco use among the adults in urban slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Variables Tobacco Smoking % (95% CI) Smokeless Tobacco Consumption
% (95% CI)
Dual Use of Tobacco
% (95% CI)
Sex
Male 70.6 (65.10–76.08) 32.6 (27.06–38.43) 23.5 (18.82–29.01)
Female 0.4 (0.00–1.19) 48.8 (42.47–54.76) 0.4 (0.00–1.19)
Age Categories (in years)
25–34 34.5 (28.76–40.27) 31.4 (25.22–37.17) 12.0 (7.96–15.93)
35–44 34.1 (26.09–42.03) 47.8 (39.13–56.52) 10.1 (5.07–15.22)
45–54 30.8 (20.51–41.03) 51.3 (39.74–61.54) 12.8 (5.13–20.51)
55–64 49.2 (36.92–61.54) 44.6 (32.31–55.38) 15.4 (7.69–24.62)
Highest Level of Education
No Formal Education 30.7 (25.30–36.40) 49.0 (42.92–55.16) 10.7 (6.91–14.56)
Below Primary Level 50.0 (39.53–60.47) 44.2 (33.72–54.65) 19.8 (11.63–27.91)
Primary Education completed 35.5 (24.19–48.39) 30.7 (19.35–41.94) 11.3 (3.23–19.35)
Secondary Education and above 36.7 (27.55–46.94) 21.4 (13.27–30.61) 9.2 (4.08–15.31)
Occupation
Non-manual 22.3 (17.90–27.10) 40.7 (35.80–45.90) 6.5 (4.20–9.30)
Manual 66.7 (58.80–74.30) 40.5 (32.50–48.60) 24.8 (17.80–31.90)
Monthly Income*
Less than/equal to 7500 (≤95 USD) 27.5 (20.26–33.99) 47.1 (39.22–55.54) 9.8 (5.23–15.03)
7501 to 10000 (95 to 127 USD) 44.4 (35.90–53.85) 42.7 (34.19–52.14) 14.5 (8.55–21.37)
10001 to 15000 (127 to 191 USD) 38.1 (29.20–46.90) 34.5 (26.55–44.25) 11.5 (6.19–17.70)
Above 15000 (above 191 USD) 36.7 (28.35–45.83) 35.8 (27.50–44.17) 13.3 (7.50–19.17)
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