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Table 1 Description of the sample

From: Gender specific factors associated with having stopped smoking among in-school adolescents in Ukraine: results from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2005

  Total Male Female
  n*(%)** n*(%)** n*(%)**
Age (years)    
<13 948 (7.7) 448 (7.6) 500 (7.9)
13 2422 (26.5) 1130 (25.2) 1292 (27.8)
14 2516 (35.5) 1265 (35.7) 1251 (35.4)
15+ 1627 (30.2) 841 (31.4) 786 (29.0)
If one of your best friends proposes you a cigarette will you smoke?    
For sure, no 3305 (44.0) 1686 (45.8) 1619 (42.3)
Most probably, no 3069 (38.0) 1341 (33.5) 1728 (42.4)
Most probably, yes 476 (8.0) 272 (8.7) 204 (7.2)
For sure, yes 623 (10.1) 367 (12.0) 256 (8.2)
How do you think, in what way does cigarette smoking affect body weight?    
Weight increases 569 (8.9) 309 (10.0) 260 (7.8)
Weight decreases 4418 (54.9) 2059 (52.0) 2359 (57.8)
Weight doesn't change 2498 (36.2) 1305 (38.0) 1193 (34.5)
How do you think, is cigarette smoking harmful for your health?    
For sure, yes 3128 (46.3) 1568 (45.9) 1560 (46.6)
Most probably, yes 3490 (43.1) 1599 (40.5) 1891 (45.6)
For sure, no 437 (5.8) 272 (7.7) 165 (3.8)
Most probably, no 408 (4.9) 226 (5.9) 182 (3.9)
Have you ever got a support or advice how to stop smoking?    
Yes, in the frame of the programme or from the professional (doctor, nurse or psychologist) 573 (17.3) 351 (18.6) 222 (15.6)
Yes, from my friend 734 (24.3) 419 (23.7) 315 (25.0)
Yes, from the member of my family 534 (18.6) 342 (21.3) 192 (15.2)
Yes, from several sources 337 (13.8) 196 (14.1) 141 (13.4)
No 661 (26.1) 334 (22.3) 327 (30.8)
  1. * unweighted frequency
  2. ** weighted percent