Table 1

Frequency of smoking behavior, stage of change, and self-efficacy for smoking cessation (N = 374)

N

%


Smoked in the past 7 days

346

92.51

Average number of cigarettes smoked in past 7 days1

0-4

84

22.46

5-9

57

15.24

10-14

67

17.91

15-20

100

26.74

>20

39

10.43

Number of minutes after waking until first cigarette2

< 30

126

33.69

≥ 30

242

64.71

Number of quit attempts in previous 12 months3

0

162

44.88

1-3

131

36.29

≥4

68

18.84

Tried NRT4 to quit smoking

133

35.56

Tried Zyban to quit smoking

41

10.99

Contemplation stage of change (e.g., seriously thinking about quitting smoking in the next 6 months)

312

84.78

Preparation stage of change (e.g., seriously thinking about quitting smoking in the next month)

230

62.50

Self-efficacy to quit in the next 6 months

Not at all confident

33

8.87

A little confident

54

14.52

Somewhat confident

117

31.45

Very confident

83

22.31

Extremely confident

85

22.85

Self-efficacy to quit in the next month

Not at all confident

84

22.58

A little confident

82

22.04

Somewhat confident

87

23.39

Very confident

60

16.13

Extremely confident

59

15.86


1 6 missing

2 4 missing

3 13 missing

4 NRT = nicotine replacement therapy

de Moor et al. BMC Cancer 2011 11:165   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-11-165

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