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Table 1 Characteristics of pilot study participants

From: Community-based navigators for tobacco cessation treatment: a proof-of-concept pilot study among low-income smokers

(n = 40)
female 63 %
mean age (CI) 40.1 (32.4, 48.6)
ethnicity*  
black/African American 68 %
Latino 18 %
Anglo/non-Hispanic white 10 %
American Indian 5 %
more than high school education 50 %
health insurance status  
Medicaid 38 %
other (includes indigent care program) 29 %
none or status unknown 33 %
sole adult in household 43 %
married/living as married 35 %
employment status*  
wage-worker or self-employed 38 %
disabled 25 %
student 15 %
unemployed 10 %
stay-at-home parent 5 %
retired 5 %
mental diagnosis (self-reported, may report >1 type)
depression 33 %
bipolar 14 %
anxiety 11 %
schizophrenia 6 %
  1. CI: 95 % confidence interval
  2. *does not sum to 100 % due to rounding