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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of last-year smokers by recent quitting

From: Are recent attempts to quit smoking associated with reduced drinking in England? A cross-sectional population survey

  No quit attempt within last week (N = 6143) Quit attempt ≤ 1 week (N = 144) t/χ2-value (d.f.), p-value Total (N = 6287)
Mean (SD) age 42.6 (17.2) 41.5 (16.0) 0.75 (6285), 0.46 42.5 (17.2)
% (N) Women 46.3 (2842) 47.9 (69) 0.16 (1), 0.69 46.3 (2911)
% (N) Lower social grade (C2DE) 63.0 (3872) 65.3 (94) 0.30 (1), 0.58 63.1 (3966)
% (N) North region 58.1 (3572) 56.3 (81) 0.21 (1), 0.65 58.1 (3653)
% (N) No voluntary educational qualifications 46.3 (2842) 47.2 (68) 0.05 (1), 0.82 46.3 (2910)
% (N) White 89.2 (5479) 85.4 (123) 2.06 (1), 0.15 89.1 (5602)
% (N) Disability 15.1 (928) 16.7 (24) 0.27 (1), 0.61 15.1 (952)
% Currently not smoking 5.6 (346) 24.3 (35) 86.2 (1), <0.001 6.1 (381)