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Table 1 Responses to the items comprising the latent variables “Past cessation support behaviour” and “Smoking behaviour”

From: Modelling intentions to provide smoking cessation support among mental health professionals in the Netherlands

Latent variable Item Response
Past cessation support behaviour (PB) Have you ever helped a patient quit? No: 45.3 % (n = 229)
Yes, not during the last year: 30.6 % (n = 155)
Yes, during the last year: 24.1 % (n = 122)
How many patients have you helped quit in the last year? 0 patients: 75.4 % (n = 381)
1-3 patients: 16.5 % (n = 83)
>3 patients: 8.3 % (n = 42)
What percentage of your patients has received cessation support? <10 % of patients: 73.7 % (n = 373)
10 % - 30 % of patients: 15.7 % (n = 79)
>30 % of patients: 10.6 % (n = 54)
Smoking behaviour (SMO) Do you smoke cigarettes yourself? I have never smoked: 29.3 % (n = 148)
I used to smoke but quit: 42.1 % (n = 213)
I am a regular smoker: 28.1 % (n = 142)
How long after waking up do you smoke your first cigarette? I don’t smoke daily: 80.2 % (n = 406)
Within 5 min: 1.3 % (n = 7)
Between 6 and 30 min: 8.7 % (n = 44)
Between 31 and 60 min: 5.9 % (n = 30)
Longer than 60 min: 3.8 % (n = 19)
Do you intend to quit smoking? I don’t smoke/not applicable: 71.6 % (n = 362)
Within 6 months from now: 10.3 % (n = 52)
Not within 6 months from now: 18.1 % (n = 92)
  1. Table note: Percentages are based on weighted data. Counts are based on the n = 506 respondents with direct patient contact. Percentages for “Do you smoke cigarettes” do not count up to 100 % as 0.5 % of the respondents indicated “I don’t know” – those answers have been labelled as missing in the scale analyses