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Table 2 Social support for quitting (ssq)

From: Social support and smoking abstinence among incarcerated adults in the United States: a longitudinal study

# Question Scale Percent endorsing
1 How many of your family members smoke cigarettes? 1-None of them 11.2
  2-Some of them 46.7
  3-Most of them 33.5
  4-All of them 8.7
2 How many of your family members have successfully quit smoking cigarettes? 1-None of them 37.2
  2-Some of them 54.5
  3-Most of them 4.8
  4-All of them 3.5
3 How would your family react to your quitting smoking cigarettes? 1-Will discourage it 0.4
  2-Won’t accept it 0.9
  3- Neutral 14.9
  4-Will accept it 23.8
   5-Will encourage it 60.0
4 How many of your friends smoke cigarettes? 1-None of them 1.3
  2-Some of them 30.8
  3-Most of them 55.6
  4-All of them 12.4
5 How many of your friends have successfully quit smoking cigarettes? 1-None of them 45.5
  2-Some of them 51.3
  3-Most of them 2.2
  4-All of them 0.9
6 How would your friends react to your quitting smoking cigarettes? 1-Will discourage it 3.0
  2-Won’t accept it 0.9
  3- Neutral 21.2
  4-Will accept it 45.5
   5-Will encourage it 29.4
7 How many people living in your household currently smoke?   Mean = 1.83 (SD = 0.96)
8 If married or living together, does your spouse/partner smoke? 1-Yes 58.8
  0-No 14.2
9 If you have a romantic partner, spouse, or boyfriend/girlfriend, how supportive is this person in your efforts to quit smoking? 10 point scale  
  1-Very Unsupportive  
  10-Very Supportive Mean = 7.3 (SD = 6.9)
  1. Items 1–3 total = Family SSQ; items 4–6 total = Friends SSQ.