Table 3

Description of current smokers according to sex among 240 physicians in Yerevan, Armenia, 2004

Variables

Men

Women

No.

%

No.

%


Age started smoking (yrs.)*

< 20

25

47.2

3

14.3

20–24

19

35.8

4

19.1

25–29

4

7.6

7

33.3

30+

5

9.4

7

33.3

Have you ever quit for at least a week?

Yes

37

68.5

15

71.4

No

17

31.5

6

28.6

Have you ever smoked in front of patients?*

Yes

30

52.7

3

13.0

No

26

47.3

20

87.0

Do you regularly smoke in front of patients?

Yes

1

1.9

1

4.4

No

52

98.1

22

95.6

How ready are you to quit?

Not ready within the next 6 months

15

42.9

3

21.4

Considering quitting within the next 6 months

12

34.3

5

35.7

Ready to quit now

8

22.9

6

42.9


2 p-value < 0.05.

Perrin et al. BMC Public Health 2006 6:139   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-6-139

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