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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and smoking status of the sample

From: Health professional's perceptions of and potential barriers to smoking cessation care: a survey study at a dental school hospital in Japan

  Overall (n = 93) Dentist (n = 54) Dental hygienist (n = 22) Medical (n = 17)
Gender     
   Male 35 (37.6) 35 (64.8) 0 (0) 0 (0)
   Female 58 (62.4) 19 (35.2) 22 (100) 17(100)
Age (in years)     
   20 - 29 30 (32.3) 20 (37.0) 10 (45.5) 0 (0)
   30 - 39 33 (35.5) 20 (37.0) 4 (18.2) 9 (52.9)
   40 - 49 15 (16.1) 5 (9.3) 6 (27.3) 4 (23.5)
   50 - 59 12 (12.9) 8 (14.8) 1 (4.5) 3 (17.6)
   60 ≤ 3 (3.3) 1 (1.9) 1 (4.5) 1 (5.9)
Professional experience (in years)     
   < 2 16 (17.0) 12 (22.2) 4 (18.2) 0 (0)
   2 - 4 15 (16.1) 12 (22.2) 3 (13.6) 0 (0)
   5 - 9 21 (22.6) 14 (25.9) 4 (18.2) 3 (17.6)
   10 - 19 16 (17.0) 4 (7.4) 3 (13.6) 9 (52.9)
   20 ≤ 25 (26.9) 12 (22.2) 8 (36.4) 5 (29.4)
Smoking     
   Current 17 (18.3) 15 (27.7) 2 (9.1) 0 (0)
   Previous 14 (15.0) 10 (18.5) 4 (18.2) 0 (0)
   Never 62 (66.7) 29 (53.7) 16 (72.7) 17 (100)
  1. Data were shown as number (%)