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Table 3 Attributes related to cigarette smoking by current smoking status – 2006 Cyprus Global Youth Tobacco Survey

From: Prevalence and social environment of cigarette smoking in Cyprus youth

Attribute Proportion (95% Confidence Interval)
  Overall (n = 12,955) Current Smokers* (n = 2,262) Non-current Smokers (n = 10,693)
Environmental Tobacco Smoke
Have one or more parents who smoke 53.5 (52.6, 54.5) 67.5 (65.0, 70.0) 50.4 (49.3, 51.4)
Exposed to smoke in their home 84.6 (83.8, 85.5) 93.9 (92.9, 94.9) 82.5 (81.6, 83.4)
Around others who smoke in places outside home 91.2 (90.6, 91.8) 95.6 (94.7, 96.6) 90.2 (89.6, 90.9)
Attitude towards second-hand smoking
Think smoke from others is harmful to them 70.4 (69.0, 71.7) 47.8 (44.4, 51.2) 75.4 (74.5, 76.3)
Think smoking should be banned from public places 81.7 (80.6, 82.8) 44.8 (42.3, 47.3) 89.8 (89.1, 90.6)
Media and Advertising
Own an object with a cigarette brand logo 16.5 (15.3, 17.6) 35.0 (32.7, 37.3) 12.5 (11.4, 13.6)
Offered free cigarettes by a tobacco company representative 16.1 (15.1, 17.2) 26.0 (23.6, 28.5) 14.0 (13.1, 15.0)
Saw anti-smoking ads in newspapers/magazines 48.2 (46.7, 49.7) 42.6 (40.3, 45.0) 49.4 (47.8, 51.0)
Saw pro-cigarette ads in newspapers/magazines 62.4 (61.1, 63.7) 63.3 (60.9, 65.6) 62.2 (60.8, 63.6)
School
Had been taught about the dangers of smoking 46.3 (44.5, 48.2) 36.9 (33.9, 39.8) 48.4 (46.4, 50.3)
Had discussed reasons why people their age smoke 42.3 (40.2, 44.4) 37.8 (33.8, 41.8) 43.2 (41.1, 45.3)
Had been taught the effects of tobacco use 46.9 (45.0, 48.7) 40.3 (37.7, 42.9) 48.3 (46.2, 50.4)
  1. *Current smoking is defined as having smoked on 1 or more days of the past 30 days