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Table 4 The perceived impact on the decision to quit smoking 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 27.0 28.6 81.3 80.7 81.0 82.6 0.624 < 0.001
  Female 502 26.7 33.7 91.6 91.6 93.0 93.2 0.016 < 0.001
Age group 20- 338 33.1 33.7 88.8 87.6 89.1 89.1 0.870 < 0.001
  30- 293 20.5 26.6 88.4 87.7 88.4 90.4 0.080 < 0.001
  40 and above 245 25.7 34.3 83.7 85.3 85.7 86.1 0.038 < 0.001
Education level* Low 151 28.5 34.4 86.1 84.8 84.8 85.4 0.265 < 0.001
  Medium 133 24.8 30.1 88.0 84.2 90.2 91.0 0.336 < 0.001
  High 590 26.8 31.0 87.3 88.1 88.1 89.0 0.108 < 0.001
Smoking status Current smoker 162 24.7 25.9 76.5 75.9 74.7 79.0 0.798 < 0.001
  Former smoker 46 28.3 26.1 84.8 80.4 80.4 78.3 0.115 < 0.001
  Never smoker 668 13.0 33.2 90.0 90.1 91.6 91.8 0.050 < 0.001
Total   876 26.8 31.5 87.2 87.0 87.9 88.7 0.031 < 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).