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Table 2 Demographics and comorbidities between ever smokers and nonsmokers

From: Demographics and medical disorders associated with smoking: a population-based study

VariablesTotalNon-smokersEver smokersP-value
N(%)N(%)
Total26,37516,012(60.71)10,363(39.29) 
Sex     < 0.001
 Men12,7795714(35.69)7065(68.18) 
 Women13,59610,298(64.31)3298(31.82) 
Age (y)     < 0.001
 40–5414,0967785(48.62)6311(60.9) 
 55–6455893085(19.27)2504(24.16) 
 65–7439283010(18.80)918(8.86) 
  > 7427622132(13.32)630(6.08) 
Mean ± SD56.18 ± 12.3157.86 ± 12.9253.59 ± 10.82< 0.001§
Insured category     < 0.001
 Category I98835911(36.92)3972(38.33) 
 Category II57183212(20.06)2506(24.18) 
 Category III65664376(27.33)2190(21.13) 
 Category V265118(0.74)147(1.42) 
 Category VI39432395(14.96)1548(14.94) 
Insured monthly salary (NTD)     < 0.001
  ≤ 17,2801441863(5.39)578(5.58) 
 17,280–22,80013,6168611(53.78)5005(48.30) 
 22,801–36,30061503581(22.36)2569(24.79) 
  > 36,30151682957(18.47)2211(21.34) 
Urbanization of residence area     < 0.001
 I54773363(21.00)2114(20.40) 
 II, III12,1077139(44.59)4968(47.94) 
 IV, V57613594(22.45)2167(20.91) 
 VI, VII30301916(11.97)1114(10.75) 
Comorbidity      
COPD     0.040
 No25,04515,169(94.74)9876(95.3) 
 Yes1330843(5.26)487(4.70) 
Hypertension     < 0.001
 No19,25311,279(70.44)7974(76.95) 
 Yes71224733(29.56)2389(23.05) 
Stroke     < 0.001
 No24,75614,911(93.12)9845(95.00) 
 Yes16191101(6.88)518(5.00) 
CAD     < 0.001
 No24,09114,463(90.33)9628(92.91) 
 Yes22841549(9.67)735(7.09) 
Adult preventive care     < 0.001
 No16,99910,166(63.49)6833(65.94) 
 Yes93765846(36.51)3530(34.06) 
  1. Chi-square test; §Two sample Student’s t test.