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Table 3 Physical and social environmental characteristics

From: Smoking and environmental characteristics of smokers with a mental illness, and associations with quitting behaviour and motivation; a cross sectional study

  % (n)a
Lived with smokers (%)d,e
 Yes 43.6 (329)
 No 56.4 (425)
Lived in a smoke-free house (%)d
 Yes 68.0 (513)
 No 32.0 (241)
Partner smoking status (%)e
 Partner smokes 50.6 (79)
 Partner does not smoke 49.4 (77)
Identify a key support person (%)
 Yes 92.4 (697)
 No 7.6 (57)
Perceived social support to quit smoking from:  
Partner (%)d, e
 Supportive 71.2 (111)
 Unsupportive 28.2 (44)
 Unsure 0.6 (1)
Family (%)f
 Supportive 82.3 (552)
 Unsupportive 8.9 (60)
 Unsure 8.8 (59)
Friends (%)e
 Supportive 68.0 (433)
 Unsupportive 13.1 (84)
 Unsure 18.8 (120)
Psychiatrist (%)c
 Supportive 80.9 (408)
 Unsupportive 7.0 (35)
 Unsure 12.1 (61)
General Practitioner (%)c
 Supportive 91.4 (601)
 Unsupportive 2.9 (19)
 Unsure 5.8 (38)
Other mental health professional (%)c
 Supportive 80.2 (469)
 Unsupportive 8.5 (50)
 Unsure 11.3 (66)
  1. aTotal numbers vary due to applicability
  2. Entered into regression analyses: bQuit attempt in the past 6 months; cNumber of quit attempts in the past 6 months; dLength of longest quit attempt in past 6 months; eReadiness to quit; fEase of seeing oneself as a non-smoker