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Table 1 Characteristics of youth study participants

From: Starting to smoke: a qualitative study of the experiences of Australian indigenous youth

Characteristic Study participants (n = 65)
Age (years; mean) 15.6
Ethnicity n (%)  
  Indigenous 46 (71)
Non-Indigenous 19 (29)
Gender n (%)  
  Male 39 (60)
Female 26 (40)
Current smoking status n (%)  
  Smokes daily or weekly 20 (31)
Smokes less than weekly 4 (6)
Non-smoker 40 (62)
Unknown 1 (1)
Home Community n (%)  
  Remote community 31 (48)
  Darwin 34 (52)