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Table 2 Self reported co-morbidities, mental health and behavioral characteristics of the study population

From: Tobacco use and nicotine dependency in a cross-sectional representative sample of 18,018 individuals in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

  Men (N = 9130) Women (N = 8888) P value*
Co-morbidities (n, %)    
CVD/HTN/Diabetes 1079 (11.8) 1067 (12.0) 0.07
Cancer 18 (0.2) 17 (0.2) 1.00
Depression/Anxiety/Suicidal tendency 481 (5.3) 524 (5.9) 0.07
Injuries 495 (5.4) 564 (6.4) 0.009
Mental Health Status (n, %)    
Poor mental health status 862 (9.4) 943 (10.6) 0.01
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (n, %)    
PTSD score > 6 313 (3.4) 583 (6.6) <0.001
Alcohol use (n, %) 3168 (34.7) 564 (6.3) <0.001
Alcohol dependency (n, %) 781 (8.6) 79 (0.9) <0.001
Tobacco use (n, %) 5878 (64.4) 2936 (33.0) <0.001
Nicotine dependency (n, %) 889 (9.7) 267 (3.0) <0.001
  1. *Chi Square test.