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Table 2 The distribution of the study group by occupation, age, sex and smoking status

From: Implementation, barriers and challenges of smoke-free policies in hospitals in Egypt

Item   Physicians Nurses Administrative staff P-value
Age (N=608) Mean ( SD) 29.6 (7.4) 27.9 (8.6) 34.3 (10.7) .000**
Sex (N=608) Males 160 61.8% 30 12.2% 64 62.1% .000*
Smoking status among males (N=254) Never 132 82.5% 18 60.0% 41 64.1% 0.02 *
  Current 20 12.5% 9 30.0% 18 28.1%  
  Ex smoker 8 5.0% 3 10.0% 5 7.8%  
  1. *Chi-Square test.
  2. ** ANOVA test.