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Table 1 Total sample characteristics and prevalence of use of any roll-your-own cigarette(s) compared to factory-made cigarettes among smokers

From: ‘Roll-your-own’ cigarette smoking in South Africa between 2007 and 2010

Characteristics   % Total sample (N = 6019) % Factory-made cigarettes only (N = 990) % Any roll-your-own use (N = 306) p-value*
Survey year      0.02
  2007 48.6 (2907) 80.0 (520) 20.0 (156)  
  2010 51.4 (3112) 71.2 (470) 28.8 (150)  
Gender      0.00
  Male 48.2 (2489) 73.0 (600) 27.0 (223)  
  Female 51.8 (3530) 84.2 (390) 15.8 (83)  
Location      0.00
  Urban 66.5 (4257) 81.6 (818) 18.4 (158)  
  Rural 33.5 (1762) 60.9 (172) 39.1 (148)  
Age      0.35
  18-29 39.6 (1789) 74.8 (291) 25.2 (79)  
  30-40 23.1 (1481) 81.0 (268) 19.1 (75)  
  41-54 20.0 (1319) 73.4 (239) 26.6 (79)  
  >55 17.3 (1214) 72.7 (177) 27.3 (71)  
Education      0.00
  None 4.5 (303) 31.7 (20) 68.3 (47)  
  Grades 1-11 53.9 (3178) 71.2 (520) 28.8 (206)  
  ≥Grade 12 41.6 (2467) 85.7 (447) 14.3 (52)  
Employment status      0.16
  Unemployed 31.2 (1504) 72.3 (218) 27.7 (82)  
  Student, Pensioner, permanently sick, housewife, 33.2 (2076) 72.7 (263) 27.3 (75)  
  Employed full or part time 35.6 (2297) 79.4 (497) 20.6 (148)  
Race      0.00
  Black African 76.7 (3593) 65.6 (359) 34.4 (214)  
  Coloured 9.4 (998) 86.4 (290) 13.6 (80)  
  Indian/White 14.0 (1427) 97.9 (341) 2.2 (12)  
Marital status      0.06
  Never married 55.5 (2763) 72.3 (406) 27.7 (158)  
  Widow/divorced/separated 11.0 (877) 83.2 (160) 16.8 (46)  
  Married 33.5 (2290) 79.0 (416) 21.0 (101)  
Current snuff use      0.37
  No 95.9 (5700) 76.2 (969) 23.8 (294)  
  Yes 4.2 (214) 66.5 (20) 33.5 (12)  
Total population    75.9 (95% CI: 72.1-79.3) 24.1 (95% CI: 20.7-27.9)  
  1. *P-value from comparing group differences within any RYO use or factory-made cigarettes.