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Table 2 Characteristics associated with whether non-smokers supported adding more information to cigarette packages (N = 1324)

From: Noticing cigarette health warnings and support for new health warnings among non-smokers in China: findings from the International Tobacco Control project (ITC) China survey

  N Support more information (%) p OR 95% CI
City
 Beijing 202 69.78% ref ref ref
 Shenyang 187 66.02% 0.797 0.94 0.57–1.54
 Shanghai 196 55.93% 0.111 0.49 0.20–1.18
 Changsha 180 52.53% 0.009a 0.50 0.29–0.84
 Guangzhou 191 64.88% 0.266 0.75 0.44–1.25
 Kunming 180 76.18% 0.108 1.50 0.91–2.46
 Yinchuan 188 69.79% 0.413 1.28 0.70–2.34
Ethnicity
 Others 97 62.51% ref ref ref
 Han nationality 1227 64.94% 0.276 1.37 0.77–2.42
Gender
 Male 495 62.54% ref ref ref
 Female 829 66.47% 0.787 1.05 0.72–1.55
Age (years)
 18–39 248 72.57% ref ref ref
 40–54 438 68.33% 0.184 0.70 0.41–1.19
 55+ 638 60.14% 0.008a 0.49 0.29–0.82
Household Income per month (yuan)
 Low/Medium 487 63.41% ref ref ref
 High 837 65.49% 0.292 1.21 0.84–1.75
Education
 Low/Medium 894 64.58% ref ref ref
 High 430 65.28% 0.209 0.80 0.57–1.13
Smoking spouse/partner
 No smoking spouse/partner 721 63.76% ref ref ref
 Have smoking spouse/partner 415 67.06% 0.799 1.07 0.65–1.75
 No spouse/partner 188 65.22% 0.895 1.04 0.61–1.75
Noticed warning labels in last month
 Less than Often 1152 64.84% ref ref ref
 Often 172 64.35% 0.581 0.89 0.58–1.36
Number of smoking friends
 0 409 62.74% ref ref ref
 1 238 68.62% 0.565 1.18 0.66–2.11
 2 264 67.69% 0.774 1.08 0.64–1.83
 3 232 70.01% 0.515 1.19 0.70–2.01
 4 69 46.87% 0.054 0.44 0.19–1.01
 5 112 60.77% 0.425 0.79 0.43–1.43
Surveyed before/after new HWLs apply
 Before 1100 66.04%    
 After 224 59.64% 0.044a 0.63 0.40–0.99
  1. CI, Confidence interval; Significant levels are indicated as follows: *p < 0.05; **p < 0.001,***p < 0.0001
  2. OR, Odd Ratio of adding more health information (0, refused/don’t know/ less health information/the same; 1, more health information)
  3. Survey before/after new HWLs apply, Before (before 01/04/2012); After (after 01/04/2012)
  4. aThe percentage are weighted and the frequencies are unweighted