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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the patients attending the QTC

From: Quit tobacco clinics in Bahrain: smoking cessation rates and patient satisfaction

Characteristic Mean ±1SD
 Age of participant
 (n = 191)
37.2 13.9
 Total years of education
 (n = 190)
12.7 3.3
 Number of children
 (n = 132)
3.5 1.7
 Income (BHD) per month
 (n = 95)
781.1 535.1
 Number of clinic visits 2.7 2.0
 Previous unemployment (years)
 (n = 55)
2.0 3.0
Nationality
(n = 175)
n %
 Bahraini 141 80.6
 Other Arab 21 12.0
 Others 13 7.4
Educational level
(n = 193)
 Primary and below 17 8.8
 Intermediate 22 11.4
 Secondary 82 42.5
 Graduate and above 72 37.3
Occupation
(n = 194)
 Low professional 20 10.3
 Skilled 31 16.0
 Semi-skilled 56 28.9
 Unskilled 8 4.1
 Unemployed 4 2.0
 Retired 25 12.9
 Student 31 16.0
 Unspecified 19 9.8
Ever unemployed
(n = 194)
 Yes 59 30.4
 No 135 69.6