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Table 5 Summary Statistics of Variables used in the Estimations

From: Determinants of cigarette smoking and smoking intensity among adult males in Ghana

Variables Mean SE
Smokes 0.048 0.004
Smoking intensity+ 5.731
15–29 years 0.463 0.010
30–44 years 0.338 0.010
45–59 years (ref.) 0.199 0.007
Education+ 9.069 0.135
Education squared
Old*educated 0.161 0.007
Use of TV 0.832 0.012
Lower(ref.) 0.349 0.015
Middle 0.190 0.011
Higher 0.461 0.016
Other religion (ref.) 0.098 0.007
Christianity 0.726 0.013
Muslim 0.176 0.014
Western 0.114 0.009
Central 0.096 0.016
Greater Accra (ref) 0.210 0.012
Volta 0.077 0.006
Eastern 0.098 0.006
Ashanti 0.180 0.011
Brong Ahafo 0.083 0.005
Northern 0.081 0.009
Upper East 0.038 0.004
Upper West 0.023 0.002
  1. All but smoking intensity and education are in proportions. SE denotes linearized standard error. Reference category denoted by ref. Missing standard error for the smoking intensity because of stratum with single sampling unit. Source: Computed by authors from GDHS 2014