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Table 2 The survey respondents’ smoking status and behavior by gender and occupation

From: Smoking behavior, attitudes, and cessation counseling among healthcare professionals in Armenia

  Nurses % (N) Physicians % (N) p-value
(n = 122) (n = 93)
Male Female Male Female
Smoking status      <0.001
 Daily - 4.2 (5) 34.0 (10) 10.9 (5)  
 Occasional - 2.5 (3) 8.5 (16) 8.7 (4)  
 Ex-smoker - 1.7 (2) 21.2 (4) 10.9 (5)  
 Never smoked 100 (2) 91.7 (100) 36.2 (17) 69.6 (32)  
Smoking duration (yrs), mean ± sd 15.6 ± 8.2 16.8 ± 10.7 0.743
Cigarettes/day, mean ± sd 6.7 ± 7.2 17.5 ± 15.2 0.106
Cigarettes/day at work, mean ± sd 1.0 ± 2.6 7.4 ± 8.0 0.046
Quit attempts in 30 days, %(N) 16.7 (1) 34.8 (8) 0.393