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Table 3 Characteristics of attitude towards tobacco smoking among 1784 participants of PURE Poland study taking into account place of residence (urban-rural)

From: Sociodemographic characteristic of changes in smoking patterns in rural and urban population of PURE Poland study: findings from 6-year follow up

Characteristics Current smoker Former smoker Never smoker
Baseline 2007–2010 6 years study Baseline 2007–2010 6 years study Baseline 2007–2010 6 years study
Urban Rural p-values Urban Rural p-values Urban Rural p-values Urban Rural p-values Urban Rural p-values Urban Rural p-values
Sex
 Men 66
(16.8)
76
(31.4)
0.000 54
(13.8)
62
(25.6)
0,000 184
(46.9)
79
(32.6)
0.000 194
(49.5)
94
(38.9)
0.000 142
(36.3)
87
(36.0)
0.988 144
(36.7)
86
(35.5)
0.826
 Women 110
(16.1)
104
(22.3)
0.010 92
(13.5)
93
(19.9)
0.004 209
(30.6)
94
(20.1)
0.000 228
(33.4)
107
(22.9)
0.000 364
(53.3)
269
(57.6)
0.167 363
(53.1)
267
(51.2)
0.198
Birth-year cohort
 < 1940a 0
(0.00)
2
(0.03)
- 1
(0.002)
5
(0.07)
  16
(0.44)
17
(0.23)
- 15
(0.42)
15
(0.20)
0.043 20
(0.56)
56
(0.74)
0.516 20
(0.56)
55
(0.73)
0.061
 1940–1960 140
(17.4)
120
(26.7)
0.000 110
(16.3)
98
(21.8)
0.000 320
(39.7)
110
(24.5)
0.000 347
(43.1)
132
(29.4)
0.000 346
(42.9)
219
(48.8)
0.050 349
(43.3)
219
(48.8)
0.062
 1961–1979 36
(15.4)
58
(31.3)
0.000 35
(15.0)
53
(28.6)
0.001 57
(24.5)
46
(24.8)
0.001 60
(25.8)
53
(28.6)
0.060 140
(60.1)
81
(43.9)
0.001 138
(59.2)
79
(42.8)
0.001
  1. aDue to very low number of participants in the group, the data was presented in rate