Table 1

Women in Europe Against Lung Cancer and Smoking (WELAS) Project demographics by country, weighted.

All

France

Ireland

Italy

Czech Republic

Sweden

χ2

(n = 5000)

(n = 1000)

(n = 1000)

(n = 1000)

(n = 1000)

(n = 1000)

p-value

n

%

%

%

%

%

%

(df = 4)


Ever smoker

(>100 cigarettes in life)

2622

41.3

37.7

49.0

39.7

34.3

45.8

<0.0001

Current smoker

1421

20.5

19.9

23.5

17.5

19.2

18.6

0.0094


Age

18-24

426

8.5

8.2

11.4

6.5

8.3

8.2

<0.0001

25-34

939

18.8

17.2

22.0

19.4

20.1

15.2

35-44

916

18.3

18.6

19.8

19.0

16.0

18.2

45-54

883

17.7

18.1

16.8

16.9

17.9

18.6

55+

1836

36.7

37.9

30.0

38.2

37.7

39.8

Age at last education

<16

601

12.5

5.0

13.2

25.2

6.0

12.3

<0.0001

16-19

2066

42.6

37.1

52.3

34.4

49.8

39.3

20-25

1683

35.0

53.7

29.2

30.0

35.4

27.8

>25

476

9.7

4.0

5.3

10.4

8.9

20.6

(missing)

(n = 174)

(n = 86)

(n = 27)

(n = 5)

(n = 13)

(n = 43)

Marital Status

Married

1979

41.1

46.3

37.1

52.1

38.0

31.9

<0.0001

Divorced/Separated

727

14.2

20.5

8.2

7.8

16.9

17.5

Widowed

605

12.8

3.5

18.2

11.6

22.1

8.9

Never married

1074

21.6

11.2

33.0

25.4

21.6

16.6

Unmarried couple

514

10.4

18.5

3.6

3.1

1.4

25.1

(missing)

(n = 101)

(n = 38)

(n = 28)

(n = 5)

(n = 22)

(n = 8)

Income

Well below the median

463

9.2

7.5

7.7

17.5

8.2

5.2

<0.0001

Below the median

1183

23.5

24.1

25.3

29.7

19.2

19.2

Around the median

1386

27.6

27.4

26.5

21.6

40.8

21.7

Above the median

805

16.0

14.9

21.9

7.4

14.5

21.2

Well above the median

165

3.3

2.8

3.5

0.5

0.8

9.1

Refused to answer

998

20.4

23.3

15.1

23.31

16.5

23.6

Friends/family smoke

None

991

21.1

18.4

20.1

20.2

16.7

29.9

<0.0001

Few

2304

47.8

42.5

52.2

44.5

45.9

53.7

Less than half

587

11.3

13.6

10.3

10.5

13.3

8.5

About half or more

1094

19.9

25.5

17.4

24.8

24.1

8.0

(missing)

(n = 24)

(n = 1)

(n = 7)

(n = 9)

(n = 4)

(n = 3)

Parents smoke

No

2101

43.1

41.4

36.2

43.2

50.9

43.8

<0.0001

Yes

2899

56.9

58.6

63.8

56.9

49.1

56.2


Oh et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:74   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-74

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