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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and smoking behaviour of 39 participants

From: A qualitative study of smoking behavior among the floating population in Shanghai, China

  Num (%)
Marital status  
Single 13 (33.3)
Married 24 (61.6)
Divorced/windowed/other 2 (5.1)
Age range (years)  
18-29 19 (48.7)
30-49 15 (38.5)
50 or older 5 (12.8)
Education  
Elementary school or below 7 (17.9)
Junior high school 21 (53.9)
Senior high school 8 (20.5)
Some college and above 3 (7.7)
Years living in Shanghai (years)  
Less than 1 6 (15.4)
1-5 12 (30.8)
6-10 14 (35.9)
11 or more 7 (17.9)
Smoking status  
Occasionally 5 (12.8)
1-10 cigarettes 12 (30.8)
11-20 cigarettes 9 (23.1)
21 and more 13 (33.3)
Smoking initiation age (years)  
Less than 18 11 (28.2)
18-29 23 (60.0)
30 or older 5 (12.8)