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Table 2 A generalized linear mixed model: association between participant’s characteristics and smoking cessation in men

From: Socio-demographic and clinical factors contributing to smoking cessation among men: a four-year follow up study of the Korean Health Panel Survey

  Smoking cessation
  OR 95 % CI
Age (years)
 18–44 1.000   
 45–64 1.058 0.799 1.399
  ≥65 1.422 0.937 2.159
Marital status
 Never married 1.000   
 Married 1.994 1.407 2.828
 Widowed/ divorced/ separated 1.436 0.800 2.578
Health insurance type
 NHI 1.000   
 Medical aid 0.822 0.458 1.473
Residential area
 Metropolitan area 1.000   
 Others 0.978 0.787 1.214
Education
  ≤ Middle school 1.000   
 High school 1.124 0.811 1.558
  ≥ College 1.332 1.002 1.904
Income level
 Low 1.000   
 Middle 1.039 0.805 1.340
 High 1.144 0.864 1.515
Job
 No 1.000   
 Yes 1.024 0.776 1.352
The number of chronic diseases
 0 1.000   
 1 ~ 2 1.662 1.287 2.147
  ≥3 2.257 1.616 3.154
Cancers
 No 1.000   
 Yes 1.200 0.478 3.012
Circulatory system diseases
 No 1.000   
 Yes 0.942 0.665 1.335
BMI
  <23 1.000   
  ≥23 1.529 1.237 1.890
Drinking frequency
 Never 1.000   
 Monthly or less 1.108 0.794 1.545
 2 to 4 times a month 840 0.690 1.312
 2 to 3 times a week 0.664 0.475 0.927
 4 or more times a week 0.499 0.338 0.738
Year
 2010 0.564 0.458 0.694
 2011 0.781 0.642 0.950
 2012 1.000