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Table 3 Factors associated with quit smoking in cancer survivors using the NHANES 99–08 data

From: Who tended to continue smoking after cancer diagnosis: the national health and nutrition examination survey 1999–2008

Characteristics OR (95% CI) p-value
Age 1.22 (1.16-1.28) <.0001
Gender   
 Female 1  
 Male 1.83 (1.04-3.22) 0.037
Race   
 Non-Hispanic White 1  
 Non-Hispanic Black 1.59 (0.79-3.20) 0.192
 Hispanic or Others 0.23 (0.10-0.57) 0.001
BMI   
 Underweight & normal(<25) 1  
 Overweight (25–29.9) 1.94 (1.18-3.19) 0.009
 Obese (> = 30) 1.79 (1.01-3.17) 0.047
Years smoking 0.86 (0.82-0.91) <.0001
Smoking-related cancer   
 No 1  
 Yes 1.89 (1.17-3.03) 0.009