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Table 1 Participants’ characteristics

From: A qualitative exploration of young adult smokers’ responses to novel tobacco warnings

  Name (pseudonym) Gender Age Education Smoking status (self-assessed) Average cigarettes/day1
1 Alex Male 20 No formal qualification Daily 10-15
2 Belinda Female 18 School qualification Daily 5+
3 Cam Male 28 Bachelor’s degree Social 1-3
4 Debby Female 24 School qualification Daily 10+
5 Eddy Male 20 School qualification Social 1-2
6 Felix Male 21 Bachelor’s degree Daily 5
7 Gary Male 23 No formal qualification Daily ~10
8 Hannah Female 20 School qualification Social <1
9 Izzy Female 21 Certificate or diploma Social 2-5
10 Jan Female 24 Certificate or diploma Daily ~10
11 Katie Female 28 School qualification Social 1-2
12 Lloyd Male 23 School qualification Daily ~10
13 Mike Male 21 Certificate or diploma Social 1-2
14 Nick Male 21 School qualification Daily 5
15 Owen Male 21 School qualification Social 2-3
16 Penny Female 28 School qualification Daily 8-10
17 Queena Female 21 School qualification Social 2-3
  1. 1Several participants gave ranges for the number of cigarettes they smoke each day and noted they smoked more when with friends, particularly when drinking. Social smokers averaged their daily consumption.