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Table1 Demographics and Clinical Characteristics of Participants (N = 1200)

From: Public support for health taxes and media regulation of harmful products in South Korea

Characteristic No %
Age Mean + SD 46.97 ± 14.18
Sex Male 592 49.3
Female 608 50.7
Marital status ≤ Not married 265 22.1
Divorced/Widowed/Separated 51 4.3
Married/Cohabited 884 73.7
Education ≤Middle school graduate 124 10.3
High school 537 44.8
≥College or University 539 44.9
Income <  3000$ 307 25.7
3000$ - 6000$ 809 67.8
>  6000$ 78 6.5
Job status Gainfully employed 840 70.0
Dependents 360 30.0
Household composition No children 305 25.4
One or more children 895 74.6
Smoking status Current Smoker 270 22.5
Ex-smoker 144 12.0
Non-smoker 786 65.5
Drinking >  1 time per week 414 34.5
≤ 1 time per week 786 65.5
BMI Underweight 41 3.4
Normal weight 591 49.3
Overweight 344 28.7
Obese 224 18.7
Alcohol Advertisement Agree with regulation 764 63.7
Against regulation 436 36.3
Smoking scene Agree with regulation 868 72.3
Against regulation 332 27.7
Eating broadcasts Agree with regulation 623 51.9
Against regulation 577 48.1
Food Advertisement Agree with regulation 529 44.1
Against regulation 671 55.9
Health Tax Agree to impose 861 71.8
Disagree to impose 339 28.2
  1. Abbreviation: SD, Standard Deviation