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Table 1 Demographics and smoking status at T1 and T2

From: A cross sectional evaluation of a total smoking ban at a large Australian university

  T1 T2 Significance (p) T1/T2
Gender
 Male 362 (37.4) 237 (35.4) 0.412
 Female 607 (62.6) 433 (64.6) 0.412
 Total 969 670  
Primary role
 Undergraduate student 599 (61.8) 364 (54.3) 0.002**
 Postgraduate student 141 (14.6) 108 (16.1) 0.384
 General/Professional staff member 132 (13.6) 118 (17.6) 0.027*
 Academic staff member 97 (10) 80 (11.9) 0.215
 Total 969 670  
Use of tobacco
 Never smoked cigarettes at all, or never smoked them regularly (non-smoker) 771 (79.6) 508 (76.2) 0.101
 Do not smoke now but used to smoke them regularly (once or more per day) (ex-smoker) 107 (11) 98 (14.7) 0.029*
 Occasionally smoke (on average, less than one per day) (smoker) 39 (4) 34 (5.1) 0.303
Currently smoke cigarettes (more than one per day) (smoker) 51 (5.3) 22 (3.3) 0.059
 Prefer not to answer 1 (0.1) 5 (0.7) 0.033*
 Total 969 667  
Are you planning on quitting smoking?
 Yes 59 (65.5) 38 (62.3) 0.682
 No 31 (34.5) 23 (37.7) 0.001*
Total 90 61  
  1. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01