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Table 2 Prevalence of current smokers of tobacco within the Mongolian population; 2010

From: Tobacco smoking in Mongolia: findings of a national knowledge, attitudes and practices study

  Prevalence CI (95%) MOR** p-value
Gender    
  Female 6.8% (5.7-7.9) 1.0 -
  Male 46.3% (43.7-48.9) 14.8 (11.9-18.4) <0.01
Urbanicity     
  Rural 18.4% (16.6-20.2) 1.0 -
  Urban 27.5% (25.4-29.6) 2.2 (1.8-2.7) <0.01
Age     
  15-24 15.2% (13.1-17.3) 1.0 -
  25-34 26.8% (23.6-30.0) 1.9 (1.3-2.6) <0.01
  35-44 27.1% (23.6-30.6) 2.0 (1.4-2.9) <0.01
  45-54 28.5% (24.6-32.4) 2.1 (1.5-3.1) <0.01
  55-64 23.3% (19.6-27.0) 1.6 (1.1-2.4) <0.01
Education     
  Primary or less 25.1% (19.4-30.8) 1.0 -
  Secondary School 22.9% (21.1-24.7) 0.9 (0.6-1.4) 0.93
  Tertiary Schooling 22.6% (20.18-25.02) 0.8 (0.5-1.2) 0.79
Employment     
  Student 12.1% (9.7-14.5) 1.0 -
  Retired/Home 17.4% (15.5-19.3) 2.1 (1.4-3.3) <0.01
  Unemployed 29.3% (20.6-28.0) 3.2 (2.1-4.8) <0.01
  Employed 28.3% (25.0-31.6) 2.2 (1.5-3.2) <0.01
  1. **Multivariate Odds Ratio (MOR) adjusted for gender, urbanicity, age, educational background and employment status.