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Table 2 Members' reasons and perceptions relating to participation by tobacco use status

From: Successful implementation of a wellness and tobacco cessation curriculum in psychosocial rehabilitation clubhouses

  % of non-tobacco users reporting (n = 84) % of tobacco users reporting (n = 73)
Self-reported reasons for participating
I wanted to learn about being healthy 82% 67%
It seemed interesting 61% 51%
I wanted to quit using tobacco - 66%
I had nothing better to do 16% 15%
Participants' perceptions of reasons for non-participation
They were not interested 69% 81%
Group met at the wrong time 18% 10%
Other reasons 17% 14%
  1. Note: percentages do not total 100 as multiple responses could be selected.