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Table 1 Demographic and smoking characteristics of relapsed male smokers

From: Attitudes to smoking cessation and triggers to relapse among Chinese male smokers

Characteristic % of sample (N = 201)
Age  
   < 30 years 14.9
   30 – 39 years 35.8
   40 – 49 years 31.8
   50 years and older 17.5
Education  
   Completed elementary school 5.5
   Completed junior high & high school 70.6
   College and above 23.9
Occupation  
   Management 16.9
   Science/teaching 12.9
   Enterprise clerk 44.3
   Commercial clerk 20.9
   Other 5.0
Individual Income (RMB) *  
   < 1000 41.9
   1000 – 1499 34.9
   1500 – 1999 8.0
   2000 – 2999 5.6
   3000 – 4999 3.5
   5000 - 6.1
Age of smoking initiation  
   < 20 years 43.2
   20 – 29 years 30.9
   30 years and older 25.9
Cigarettes smoked per day  
   < 10 cigarettes 35.3
   10 – 19 cigarettes 46.8
   20 or more cigarettes 17.9
  1. * 8.05 RMB ~ US$1.