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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of Participants

From: Explaining the determinants of hookah consumption among women in southern Iran: a qualitative study

VariableNumber (Percentage)
Age of the participant
 15–259 (25)
 26–357 (19.4)
 36–453 (8.3)
 46–556 (16.7)
 55–6510 (27.8)
 66–751 (2.8)
Age at the start of smoking
 10–158 (22.2)
 16–2010 (27.8)
 21–2510 (27.8)
 21–304 (11.1)
 31–353 (8.3)
 31–401 (2.8)
Marital status
 Single4 (11.1)
 Married16 (44.4)
 divorced8 (22.2)
 Widow8 (22.2)
Occupation status
 Housewife25 (69.4)
 Employed10 (27.8)
 Retired1 (2.8)
Education
 Illiterate8 (22.2)
 Elementary school6 (16.7)
 High school5 (13.9)
 Diploma9 (25)
 Academic8 (22.2)
Residence
 North11 (30.6)
 South10 (27.8)
 West6 (16.7)
 East4 (11.1)
 Center5 (13.9)