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Table 1 Frequency distributions of selected demographic and lifestyle variables for 240 physicians in Yerevan, Armenia, 2004

From: Patterns of smoking behavior among physicians in Yerevan, Armenia

Variables No. %
Age   
   20–29 33 14.2
   30–39 56 24.1
   40–49 55 23.7
   50–59 73 31.5
   60+ 15 6.5
Sex   
   Men 105 42.1
   Women 133 55.9
Smoking behavior*   
   Never smoker 132 55.5
   Former smoker 25 10.5
   Occasional smoker 13 5.5
   Regular smoker 68 28.6
Smoking policy in facility   
   None 54 28.0
   Special smoking rooms 46 23.8
   Completely forbidden to smoke 93 48.2
Is smoking policy enforced?   
   Yes, always 94 48.5
   Yes, sometimes 42 21.7
   No 40 20.6
   Don't know 18 9.3
State of preparedness to assist patients to quit smoking   
   Well prepared 78 35.3
   Somewhat prepared 124 56.1
   Unprepared 19 8.6
  1. *Respondents were not provided definitions for the terms regular smoker, occasional smoker, or former smoker. Each respondent defined these terms individually.
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