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Table 2 Participant characteristics

From: “It’s my business, it’s my body, it’s my money”: experiences of smokers who are not planning to quit in the next 30 days and their views about treatment options

Characteristic Participants n = 32
N (%)/Mean (SD)
Demographics  
Age 43.2 (18.1)
Women 14 (44 %)
Caucasian/White 22 (73 %)
Less than a university level education 16 (53 %)
Employment  
Employed full or part-time 10 (31 %)
Unemployed 9 (28 %)
Student 7 (22 %)
Retired 4 (13 %)
Homemaker 1 (3 %)
Unable to work due to disability or long-term illness 1 (3 %)
Smoking characteristics  
Years smoked 23.8 (16.4)
Smoke within 30 min of waking 17 (53 %)
Previous quit attempt longer than 24 h 16 (50 %)