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Table 1 Frequencies and percent distributions of demographic and smoker’s characteristics by Willingness to engage of partners in smoking cessation among smokers who participated in a web-assisted tobacco intervention trial (N = 983)

From: Teamwork for smoking cessation: which smoker was willing to engage their partner? Results from a cross-sectional study

Demographic factors N = 983
n (%)
Willing to engage partner in smoking cessation
Yes
(n = 272)
No
(n = 711)
Demographics   Column percentage (%)
Gender
 Women 731 (74%) 71 76
Age group (years)
 19–34 291 (30%) 38 27
 35–44 192 (20%) 23 18
 45–54 141 (14%) 15 14
 55+ 359 (36%) 25 41
Educationb
 High school 297 (30%) 36 28
 College 681 (70%) 64 72
Race/ethnicityb
 Non-Hispanic white 679 (72%) 71 72
 Non-Hispanic black 127 (13%) 15 13
 Hispanic 63 (7%) 8 6
 Othera 81 (9%) 6 9
Smoking-related factors
 Cigarettes/day mean (SD)   17.6 (9.6) 16.3 (8.7)
Readiness for change
 Pre-contemplation 40 (4%) 6 3
 Contemplation 561 (57%) 59 56
 Preparation 64 (7%) 5 7
 Action 243 (25%) 24 25
 Maintenance 69 (7%) 7 8
How soon after you wake up do you smoke your first cigarette?
 Within 5 min 385 (39%) 40 39
 6–30 min 370 (38%) 37 37
 31 to 60 min 111 (11%) 13 11
 After 60 min 117 (12%) 10 13
Smokers in immediate family besides self
 No smokers 347 (35%) 22 43
 1 to 3 smokers 478 (49%) 61 48
 ≥ 4 smokers 158 (16%) 17 9
Have you ever tried using e-cigarettes? 763 (78%) 85 75
 Participated in tobacco counselling 203 (21%) 28 18
 Used Nicotine replacement therapy 464 (47%) 47 47
 Visited a smoking cessation website prior to the intervention 445 (45%) 52 43
  1. aOther includes Asian, Native Hawaiian, American Indians, Alaska Natives and those not sure about race bmissing data: education level, n = 5; readiness level n = 6; Race/ethnicity, n = 32