Cigarette smoking behaviour


Information on cigarette smoking behaviour is used by both government and private health sector agencies, special interest groups, researchers, other organisations and individuals to plan health promotion programmes, identify and monitor changes in smoking prevalence and withdrawal rates and to identify at risk groups in the population.

Classification of cigarette smoking behaviour

Cigarette smoking behaviour is a flat classification with three categories – excluding residual categories. The residual categories are defined in Glossary and references.

Classification Cigarette Smoking Behaviour Classification
Abbreviation CIGSMOKE
Version V2.0
Effective date 04/03/2003