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[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 38 - Tobacco control measures [30429/14] [Survey errors]. (10 Jul 2014)

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 38. Deputy Peadar Tóibín asked the Minister for Finance the margins of error with regard to the Ipsos MRBI annual cigarette consumption surveys; and if the same margin applies in each of the past four years.  [30429/14]

Minister for Finance (Deputy Michael Noonan): I am advised by the Revenue Commissioners that the margins of error in the surveys of smokers that Ipsos MRBI carried out, for them and for the National Tobacco Control Office of the Health Services Executive, in the years in question are as set out in the following table.

Year - Margin of Error

2013 +/- 2.4%

2012 +/- 2.5%

2011 +/- 2.6%

2010 +/- 2.7%

Item Type
Dail Debates
Publication Type
Irish-related
Drug Type
Tobacco / Nicotine
Date
10 July 2014
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