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Table 1 Descriptive statistics in the overall sample

From: Protection motivation theory and smoking quitting intention: findings based on structural equation modelling and mediation analysis

Demographics n/%
Age
 18–29 240 (39.2)
 30–39 86 (14.0)
 40–49 133 (21.7)
 50 and above 154 (25.1)
 Mean (SD) 37.95 (14.31)
Sex
 Male 562 (91.7)
 Female 51 (8.3)
Ethnicity
 Han 544 (88.7)
 Others 69 (11.3)
Marriage
 Single 230 (37.5)
 Married 359 (58.6)
 Divorced or widowed 24 (3.9)
Education attainment
 High school/lower 253 (41.3)
 College/above 360 (58.7)
Number of cigarettes per week
 1–50 287 (46.8)
 51–100 125 (20.4)
 101–150 163 (26.6)
  > 150 38 (6.2)
 Mean (SD) 74.86 (90.48)
Have quitting intention
 Yes 297 (48.5)
 No 316 (51.5)
Have chronic disease
 Yes 104 (17.0)
 No 509 (83.0)
Total 613