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Table 2 Results of the MAToC on a population of 142 subjects from 14 different EU-member states

From: Measuring activities in tobacco control across the EU. The MAToC

country n Mean rank Prevalence Adult smoking ** Tax Range: 0–1 Smuggling Range: 0–1 Prevention Range: 0–1 Product Control Range: 0–1 Smoking Cessation Range: 1–5 ETS Range: 1–5 Media Support Range: 1–5 Health care system Range: 1–5 Research Range: 1–5 Politics Range: 1–5 Population Range: 1–5
Finland 28 2.4 23% .83 .60 .83 .87 3.58 4.40 3.31 3.98 3.00 2.94 3.58
Sweden 14 3.6 17.4% * .43 .43 .69 .88 3.45 3.79 3.57 4.39 2.83 2.79 3.86
Ireland 6 4.3 31% .83 .67 .72 .67 3.29 3.67 3.00 4.25 2.81 2.99 3.25
UK 24 4.8 28% * .79 .38 .75 .85 3.78 2.68 3.13 3.57 2.87 2.62 2.89
Netherlands 14 6.3 33.2% .36 .14 .63 .81 3.76 3.27 2.98 3.21 2.82 2.61 3.18
Italy 4 7.4 31.1% * .25 .50 .69 .92 1.88 3.00 2.83 3.00 1.92 2.83 2.88
France 6 7.5 27% .75 .67 .18 .78 3.50 3.33 2.94 2.83 2.11 2.35 2.67
Denmark 12 7.6 30% .33 .42 .40 .78 3.54 2.94 2.83 3.17 2.36 1.92 2.96
Austria 6 8.7 29% .33 .17 .78 .89 3.04 2.93 2.06 3.00 1.28 1.79 2.33
Spain 13 9.0 39.1% * .25 .43 .65 .85 2.61 2.37 2.33 3.07 2.43 2.13 2.11
Belgium 6 9.4 28% * .33 .17 .36 .83 2.79 3.03 2.33 3.08 1.89 1.36 2.17
Portugal 1 9.5 29.4% * 1 0 1 .67 1.25 2.00 2.00 3.00 1.67 2.33 2.50
Greece 2 10.7 46.8% * .25 0 .21 1 2.63 2.60 1.83 3.00 1.83 1.50 1.50
Germany 6 11.5 34.5% .33 0 .72 .83 2.33 1.90 1.72 2.00 1.47 1.38 1.83
  1. Footnote: the countries are sorted by their mean rank across the different dimensions of tobacco control activities; the range in columns 5 to 7 indicates the reference points of the dimensions: 0–1 with 0 = No and 1 = Yes; the range in columns 8 to 15 indicates the reference points 1–5 with 1 = "not all", 5 = "absolutely"; * = these figures represent male adult smoking, siince smoking rates for the general population were not available; ** = percentage smokers in the adult population, taken from the WHO-report for the European Region [1]; ETS= Protection from Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke, due to the differences in participants per country no variance measures were calculated