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Table 2 Perception and practice of cigarette smoking (N = 958)

From: Susceptibility to cigarette smoking and associated factors among high school students in western Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency Percent Confidence interval
Lower Upper
Would you be smoking cigarette 1 year from now
 Definitely not 786 82.0 79.47 84.43
 Probably not 36 3.8 2.65 5.16
 Probably yes 104 10.9 8.96 13
 Definitely yes 32 3.3 2.29 4.68
Accepting cigarette offered by one of best one’s friends smoking
 Definitely not 790 82.5 79.9 84.82
 Probably not 67 7.0 5.46 8.79
 Probably yes 59 6.2 4.72 7.87
 Definitely yes 42 4.4 3.17 5.88
Tried cigarette smoking, even one or two puffs
 No 797 83.2 80.67 85.51
 Yes 161 16.8 14.49 19.33
Second hand smoking at home
 No 599 62.5 59.37 65.6
 Yes 359 37.5 34.4 40.63
Second hand smoking in public places
 No 327 34.1 31.13 37.23
 Yes 631 65.9 62.77 68.87