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Table 1 Prevalence of tobacco smoking among teachers (N = 1044) and non-teaching staff (N = 500) in Piotrkowski district

From: Tobacco use patterns, knowledge, attitudes towards tobacco and availability of tobacco control training among school personnel from a rural area in Poland

Characteristics Teachers Non-teaching staff
Current smoker
N = 221 (21.2%)
Ex-smoker
N = 69 (6.6%)
Never smoker
N = 754 (72.2%)
Current smoker
N = 149 (29.8%)
Ex-smoker
N = 64 (12.8%)
Never smoker
N = 287 (57.4%)
n (%)
95% CI
n (%)
95% CI
Gender
 Male (N = 223) 33 (25.0) 13 (9.9) 86 (65.2) 28 (30.8) 24 (26.4)a 39 (42.9)a
17.6–32.4 4.8–15.0 57.1–73.3 21.3–40.3 17.3–35.5 32.7–53.1
 Female (N = 1321) 188 (20.6) 56 (6.1) 668 (73.2) 121 (29.6) 40 (9.8) 248 (60.4)
13.7–27.5 2.0–10.2 65.6–80.8 25.2–34.0 6.9–12.7 55.7–65.1
Age range (years)
  < 35 (N = 285) 36 (16.3)b 12 (5.4) 173 (78.3) 14 (21.9) 1 (1.6)b,c 49 (76.6)b
11.4–21.2 2.4–8.4 72.9–83.7 11.8–32.0 0.1–4.7 66.2–87.0
 35–44 (N = 498) 66 (18.2) 15 (4.1)d 281 (77.6)d 28 (20.6)d 22 (16.2) 86 (63.4)
14.2–22.2 2.1–6.1 73.3–81.9 13.8–27.4 10.0–22.4 55.3–71.5
  > 44 (N = 761) 119 (25.8) 42 (9.1) 300 (65.1) 107 (35.7) 41 (13.7) 152 (50.7)
21.8–29.8 6.5–11.7 60.7–69.4 30.3–41.2 9.8–17.6 45.0–56.4
Duration of working experience
  < 2 years (N = 195) 18 (16.7) 8 (7.4) 82 (75.9) 18 (20.7)e 8 (9.2) 61 (70.1)e
9.7–23.7 2.5–12.3 67.8–84.0 12.2–29.2 3.1–15.3 60.5–79.7
 2 years to 10 years (N = 542) 75 (21.3) 19 (6.0) 262 (72.8) 51 (27.4) 29 (15.6) 106 (57.0)
17.1–25.5 3.5–8.5 68.2–77.4 21.0–33.8 10.4–20.8 49.9–64.1
 over 10 years (N = 807) 128 (22.1) 42 (7.2) 410 (70.7) 80 (35.2) 27 (11.9) 120 (52.9)
18.7–25.5 5.1–9.3 67.0–74.4 29.6–40.8 8.1–15.7 47.0–58.8
Marital status
 Unmarried# (N = 279) 48 (26.2) 8 (4.4) 127 (69.4) 33 (34.4) 17 (17.7) 46 (47.9)
19.8–32.6 1.4–7.4 62.7–76.1 24.9–43.9 10.1–25.3 37.9–57.9
 Married (N = 1265) 173 (20.1) 61 (7.1) 627 (72.8) 116 (28.7) 47 (11.6) 241 (59.7)
17.4–22.8 7.2–11.0 69.8–75.8 24.3–33.1 8.5–14.7 54.9–64.5
Income*
 High >2500 PLN (N = 94) 21 (29.6) 8 (11.3) 42 (59.1)f 4 (17.4) 4 (17.4) 15 (65.2)
19.0–40.2 3.9–18.7 47.8–70.6 1.9–32.9 1.9–32.9 45.7–84.7
 Medium (1500–2500 PLN) (N = 415) 73 (22.5) 22 (6.8) 229 (70.7) 30 (33.0) 10 (11.0) 51 (56.0)
18.0–27.0 4.1–9.5 65.7–75.7 23.3–42.7 4.6–17.4 45.8–66.2
 Low (<1500 PLN) (N = 1035) 127 (19.6) 39 (6.0) 483 (74.4) 115 (29.8) 50 (13.0) 221 (57.2)
16.6–22.7 4.2–7.8 71.0–77.8 25.4–34.4 9.6–16.4 52.3–62.1
  1. amale vs. female p < 0.002; bage <35 vs. >44 p < 0.02; cage <35 vs. 35–44 p < 0.005; dage 35–44 vs. >44 p < 0.006; eduration of working < 2 years vs over 10 years p < 0.01; fhigh vs low income p < 0.006
  2. #Unmarried – combined categories: single, divorced, widowed
  3. *Income based on the question “What is the monthly net income for one person in household?
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