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Table 5 Knowledge, Attitudes, Health risk perception and Social norm characteristics of Respondents by category, Borena zone, Oromia Regional State, Southern Ethiopia, 2015

From: Prevalence and factors that influence smokeless tobacco use among adults in pastoralist communities of Borena Zone, Ethiopia: mixed method study

Characteristics Current smokeless tobacco status
Non users (n = 347) Users (n = 287)
N0 (%) N0 (%)
Attitude towards smokeless tobacco use Unfavorable 246 70.9 140 48.8
Favorable 101 29.1 147 51.2
Knowledge about SLT health effect Insufficient knowledge 212 61.1 170 59.2
Sufficient knowledge 135 38.9 117 40.8
Health risk perception Poor perception 188 54.2 184 64.1
Good perception 159 45.8 103 35.9
Social norm Low social pressure 228 65.7 125 43.6
High social pressure 119 34.3 162 56.4
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