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Table 4 Most influential trigger to smoke during a period of abstinence

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

  N % of sample (N = 201) 95% C.I.
In social situations (e.g., in the company of other smokers, etc) 62 30.8 24.5 – 37.7
After a meal 29 14.4 9.9 – 20.1
When feeling negative, or down 27 13.4 9.0 – 18.9
When feeling positive, or elated 22 10.9 7.0 – 16.1
When feeling stressed 18 9.0 5.4 – 13.8
When feeling tired 12 6.0 3.1 – 10.2
During entertainment (Playing cards for money, playing Majiang, watching sport, etc.) 10 5.0 2.4 – 8.9
While reading or writing 9 4.5 2.1 – 8.3
When alone 7 3.5 1.4 – 7.0
In the presence of alcohol 4 2.0 0.5 – 5.0