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Table 1 Population characteristics, % (n)

From: Comparison of a high and a low intensity smoking cessation intervention in a dentistry setting in Sweden – a randomized trial

  Total
(N = 294)
High intensity treatment
(n = 146)
Low intensity treatment
(n = 148)
p-value
Recruited*     
Age:     
18 – 34 10 (29) 6 (8) 14 (21)  
35 – 49 41 (121) 47 (68) 36 (53) .050
50 – 64 44 (128) 42 (62) 45 (66)  
65 – 84 5 (16) 6 (8) 5 (8)  
Education in years:     
0 – 9 23 (67) 21 (30) 25 (37) .363
≥ 10 77 (227) 79 (116) 75 (111)  
Smoker at first interview:     
Yes 99 (291) 99 (144) 99 (147) .621
No 1 (3) 1 (2) 1 (1)  
Number of smoked cigarettes:     
≥ 20/day 34 (99) 31 (45) 36 (54)  
10–19/day 51 (151) 52 (76) 51 (75) .443
0–9/day 15 (44) 17 (25) 13 (19)  
  1. * Recruited = all those who came to the first interview
  2. Statistical significant difference between HIT and LIT tested with chi-square and Fisher's Exact test