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Table 2 Results of the Fagerström test for compliant and non-compliant smokers

From: Failure of hospital employees to comply with smoke-free policy is associated with nicotine dependence and motives for smoking: a descriptive cross-sectional study at a teaching hospital in the United Kingdom

  Nicotine dependence (Fagerström Score)*
  minimally dependent moderately dependent heavily dependent total
  frequency percentage
(95% CI)
frequency percentage
(95% CI)
frequency percentage
(95% CI)
frequency
compliant 42 61
(49 – 72)
23 33
(23 – 45)
4 6
(2.3 – 14)
69
non-compliant 13 41
(25 – 58)
15 47
(31 – 64)
4 12
(5 – 28)
32
  1. *Chi-square (linear-by-linear association) = 3.860, p = 0.049
  2. †Those respondents who reported smoking were divided into compliant smokers and non-compliant smokers on the basis of their response to the question "When I am working at Addenbrooke's Hospital, I smoke on the site: More than twice a day/Once or twice a day/Once a week/Once a month/Never." Those who choose the answer "Never" were considered to be compliant.