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Table 3 The perceived impact of not giving cigarette as a gift by gender, age groups, education levels and smoking status

From: Reactions of Chinese adults to warning labels on cigarette packages: A survey in Jiangsu Province

   n Label A Label B Label C Label D Label E Label F P for Label B vs A P for Label B vs CDEF†‡
Gender Male 374 18.4 21.7 80.5 80.5 79.1 81.0 0.273 < 0.001
  Female 502 22.5 27.9 90.2 90.2 89.0 89.6 0.05 < 0.001
Age (yrs) 20- 338 22.5 26.3 87.9 87.9 85.5 87.3 0.244 < 0.001
  30- 293 13.7 19.8 90.1 90.1 89.4 89.8 0.046 < 0.001
  40 and above 245 26.9 30.2 78.8 78.8 78.4 79.6 0.424 < 0.001
Education level Low 151 23.2 29.8 76.8 76.8 75.5 75.5 0.192 < 0.001
  Medium 133 22.6 24.8 89.5 89.5 85.0 86.5 0.665 < 0.001
  High 590 19.7 24.1 87.6 87.6 87.1 88.5 0.067 < 0.001
Smoking status Current smoker 162 17.3 21.0 79.6 79.6 75.3 77.8 0.397 < 0.001
  Former smoker 46 22.0 19.6 71.7 71.7 71.7 73.9 0.582 < 0.001
  Non-smoker 668 15.2 26.6 88.6 88.6 88.0 88.8 0.048 < 0.001
Total   876 20.8 25.2 86.1 86.1 84.8 86.0 0.027 < 0.001
  1. *low, medium and high education refers to high school and below, technical secondary school, college and above, respectively.
  2. By chi-square test.
  3. Combination of labels C-F (positive answer to all labels were regarded as positive).