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Table 1 client characteristics

From: Do implementation issues influence the effectiveness of medications? The case of nicotine replacement therapy and bupropion in UK Stop Smoking Services

  Total sample1 (n = 2,626) NRT2 (n = 1810) Bupropion2 (n = 388)
  % (n)/mean (sd)
Sex: Female 59% (1536) 59% (1062) 57% (220)
Age* 45 (13.8) 46 (14.1) 44 (12.7)
Ethnicity: White* 85% (2183) 85% (1503) 91% (339)
Married/living with partner 51% (1299) 51% (897) 53% (197)
Education >16 years of age** 41% (1015) 41% (687) 55% (163)
In paid employment*** 46 % (1172) 44% (767) 60% (222)
Age started smoking 16.7 (7.9) 16.7 (5.1) 17.3 (17.0)
No of cigarettes per day 21.4 (10.1) 21.4 (10.4) 22.2 (9.5)
Smoking hand-rolled 21% (517) 21% (366) 21% (78)
FTND 5.7 (2.2) 5.7 (2.2) 5.8 (2.1)
Use of medication for mental health problem*** 13% (103) 17% (79) 4% (8)
  1. Difference between NRT and bupropion significant to *p < .01; **p < .05 and *** p < .001
  2. 1 Represents the number of smokers setting a quit date with the services within the study period
  3. 2 Combined these represent the number of clients for whom medication use is recorded (n = 2238), where totals do not correspond it is because of missing values.