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Table 1 Demographic and prevalence of smoking among 4025 participants in Jiangxi, China, 2012

From: The influence of estimated retail tobacco sale price increase on smokers’ smoking habit in Jiangxi province, China: a cross-sectional study

Demographic Total number (% for total) NO. of smokers Prevalence of smoking (%) χ 2 p Prevalence of smoking by gender
Male (%) Female (%)
gender     592 <0.01   
Male 2210 (54) 1030 47    - -
Female 1815 (45) 58 3.2    - -
Age(years)     36 <0.01   
15-24 385 (9.6) 36 9.4    20 0
25-34 492 (12) 132 27    50 0
35-44 1028 (26) 288 28    50 3.2
45-54 953 (22) 275 29    49 5.6
55-64 899 (24) 289 32    50 4.3
65-87 268 (2.7) 68 25    42 0
Education        
Illiterate 378 (9.4) 123 33 0.090 0.77 63 2.6
Primary school 1249 (31) 310 25    43 5.8
Junior high school 1600 (40) 437 27    48 1.4
Senior high school 580 (14) 153 26    41 2.2
College and above 218 (5.4) 65 30    47 0
Occupation     26 <0.01   
Peasant 2065 (51) 568 28    49 1.1
Worker 1233 (31) 416 34    51 6.6
Retired people 521 (13) 62 12    64 0
Civil servant 135 (3.4) 42 31    21 4.8
Student 71 (1.8) 0 0    0 0
Total 4025 1088 27    47 3.2