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Table 1 Sample characteristics of smokers recruited in Wave 1 and followed to Wave 2 (unweighted; n = 1861)

From: Predictors of smoking cessation behavior among Bangladeshi adults: findings from ITC Bangladesh survey

  %  (Freq.)
Area
Dhaka 15.1  (281)
Areas outside Dhaka 84.9  (1580)
Sex
Male 98.1  (1826)
Female 1.9  (35)
Age group
Younger than 40 57.8  (1076)
40 or older 42.2  (785)
Marital status
No married 22.2  (413)
Married 77.8  (1444)
Religion
Non-Muslim 12.6  (234)
Muslim 87.4  (1626)
Education
Illiterate 18.6  (346)
1 to 8 years 55.3  (1026)
9+ years 26.1  (484)
Income
<5,000 BDT 15.8  (294)
5,000 to 10,000 BDT 42.7  (794)
>10,000 BDT 32.2  (599)
Not reported 9.3  (174)
Total smokers in home
1 25.7  (478)
2 52.8  (982)
3 or more 21.5  (401)
Type of smoker
Exclusively cigarettes 89.0  (1656)
Dual user 11.0  (205)
Mean daily amount smoked (SD)
Exclusively cigarettes 9.60  (±6.16)
Dual user 13.32  (±8.82)
Quit status
Did not try to quit 74.1  (1379)
Tried unsuccessfully 21.8  (406)
Quit successfully 4.1  (76)
  1. BDT = Bangladeshi Taka; 1US$ = 79BDT