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Table 1 Description of the participants in the two successive surveys-numbers of respondents (No.), response rate, percentage of men, mean age and standard deviation (SD), and percentage belonging to the higher occupational group

From: Smoking differences between employees in faculties of the University of Tartu, Estonia, and changes during the country's transition

Faculty/workplace SURVEY I (1992) SURVEY II (2003)
  No. Response rate (%) Men (%) Age (yr) Higher occupational group(%) No. Response rate(%) Men (%) Age (yr) Higher occupational group (%)
     Mean SD      Mean SD  
Administration 111 79 24 44 14 8 268 92 46 47 15 0
Biology & Geography 78 74 58 39 12 58 176 75 46 41 13 61
Economics & Business 55 81 53 42 13 69 66 83 35 45 14 65
Education - - - - - - 106 84 20 41 12 44
Exercise & Sports Science 55 86 47 45 12 72 48 80 40 42 13 71
Law 56 90 55 44 16 66 29 60 24 43 15 59
Library 164 77 11 40 13 1 192 82 14 46 13 2
Medicine 335 73 42 45 14 68 363 82 29 44 12 62
Mathematics & Computing 114 74 55 44 13 54 68 73 49 45 14 67
Philosophy 239 74 36 42 12 76 208 72 26 42 12 73
Physics & Chemistry 183 66 60 45 11 54 153 78 63 47 15 52
Social Sciences - - - - - - 113 74 33 38 12 58
Others or missing 51 73 35 42 14 9 327 74 46 46 15 35
Total 1441 75 41 43 13 52 2117 79 37 44 14 44
  1. Professors and other teaching and research staff
  2. - Data not applicable