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Table 4 Factors associated with smoking relapse

From: Review of cigarette smoking and tuberculosis in China: intervention is needed for smoking cessation among tuberculosis patients

Variables Total quitters(n) Relapse(n) HR(95% CI)* P Value
Gender     
   Men 151 28 -  
   Women 1 0 -  
Age (years)     
   < 56 54 5 Ref. 0.779
   ≥ 56 98 23 1.18(0.38–3.64)  
Treatment history     
   Previously treated 25 2 Ref. 0.048
   Newly treated 127 26 4.30(1.01–18.30)  
Education (years)     
   ≥ 6 83 7 Ref. 0.014
   < 6 69 21 3.48(1.28–9.47)  
  1. *HR: adjusted hazard ratio, adjusting for age, gender, treatment history and education where appropriate
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