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Table 2 Descriptive information on participants, by smoking status

From: Parental risk perceptions of child exposure to tobacco smoke

Variable Entry Others (N = 66) Regular smoker (N = 66) p-value for difference between groups
Age (in years) Mean (STD) 30.0 (5.1) 29.3 (5.6) .4367
Years of education Mean (STD) 14.4 (2.1) 12.7 (1.9) <.0001
Number children Mean (STD) 2.1 (1.2) 1.7 (1.2) .0887
Religiosity Secular/Traditional 43.8% 56.2% .0050
  Religious/Ultra-Orthodox 74.1% 25.9%  
Parent Mother 58.5% 41.5% <.0001
  Father 15.4% 84.6%  
Family financial status (New Israeli Shekels, per month) <5000 31.6% 68.4% .2262
  5000-12000 51.8% 48.2%  
  12,000+ 54.8% 45.2%  
Origin Israel 44.0% 56.0% .3078
  Russia 50.0% 50.0%  
  Other 63.6% 36.4%  
Marital status Single 16.7% 83.3% .0092
  Married 54.7% 45.3%  
  Divorced 0.0% 100.0%  
Work Full-Time 45.0% 55.0% .2751
  Part-Time 64.0% 36.0%  
  None 48.9% 51.1%  
Number of cigarettes per day Mean (STD) 1.1 (0.35) 5.2 (0.90) <.0001
Family members smoke at home (% yes)   16.7% 78.8% <.0001
Family members smoke in car (% yes)   15.2% 50.0% <.0001
Lactate 0-3 months 47.1% 52.9% .0014
  4+ months 79.0% 21.0%