Skip to main content

Table 3 Description of current smokers according to sex among 240 physicians in Yerevan, Armenia, 2004

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

Variables Men Women
  No. % No. %
Age started smoking (yrs.)*     
   < 20 25 47.2 3 14.3
   20–24 19 35.8 4 19.1
   25–29 4 7.6 7 33.3
   30+ 5 9.4 7 33.3
Have you ever quit for at least a week?     
   Yes 37 68.5 15 71.4
   No 17 31.5 6 28.6
Have you ever smoked in front of patients?*     
   Yes 30 52.7 3 13.0
   No 26 47.3 20 87.0
Do you regularly smoke in front of patients?     
   Yes 1 1.9 1 4.4
   No 52 98.1 22 95.6
How ready are you to quit?     
   Not ready within the next 6 months 15 42.9 3 21.4
   Considering quitting within the next 6 months 12 34.3 5 35.7
   Ready to quit now 8 22.9 6 42.9
  1. 2 p-value < 0.05.
\