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Table 2 Characteristics of female smokers in the CVRFO and SUNSET samples

From: How do psychosocial determinants in migrant women in the Netherlands differ from these among their counterparts in their country of origin? A cross-sectional study

   Suriname (CVFRO study) Netherlands (SUNSET study)
   N = 85 (%) N = 196 (%)
Religion    
  Hinduism 16 (18.8) 16 (8.4) *
  Islam 7 (8.2) 6 (3.1)
  Christian 62 (72.9) 169 (86.2)
  Missing 0 (0) 5 (2.6)
Education    
  Max. primary education 28 (32.9) 21 (10.7) **
  Low vocational training/lower secondary education 36 (42.4) 86 (43.9)
  Intermediate vocational training/higher secondary education 10 (11.8) 57 (29.1)
  Higher vocational training and University degree 7 (8.2) 26 (13.3)
  Unknown 4 (4.7) 6 (3.1)
Mean age Mean (sd) 39.6 (9.7) 44.9 (5.9) *
Mean age at uptake
of smoking
Mean (sd) 20.8 (6.5) 22.4 (8.6)
Number of years in Netherlands Less than26 years n.a. 98 (50.3)
  More than 26 years n.a. 97 (49.7)
Contacts in leisure time Most Dutch n.a. 12 (6.1)
  Both n.a. 60 (30.6)
  Most Surinamese n.a. 67 (34.2)
  Only Surinamese n.a. 56 (28.6)
  1. *p < 0.01 **p < 0.001