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Table 2 Participant characteristics (N = 85)

From: Smokers’ beliefs about the tobacco control potential of “a gene for smoking”: a focus group study

  Mean SD
Age 42.8 12.9
  n %
Sex   
 Men 44 51.8
 Women 41 48.2
Race   
 African American 52 61.2
 White 33 38.8
Education   
 <High school 6 7.0
 High school/GED 17 20.0
 Vo-Tech 5 5.9
 Some college 29 34.1
 Bachelor’s degree 19 22.4
 Postgraduate degree 9 10.6
Smoking frequency   
 Daily 78 91.8
 Some days 7 8.2
Number of cigarettes smoked daily   
 <1 5 5.9
 1-9 28 32.9
 10-19 27 31.8
 20-29 20 23.5
 30-39 3 3.5
 40+ 2 2.4