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Table 4 Parameters that considered to effect quitting success

From: A comparison of the efficacy of varenicline and bupropion and an evaluation of the effect of the medications in the context of the smoking cessation programme

Parameters n % P *
Gender Male (n = 334) 61 18.3 0.102
Female (n = 71) 19 26.8
Age 20–29 (n = 111) 28 25.2 0.234
30–39 (n = 184) 33 17.9
≥40 (n = 110) 19 17.3
Marital status Married (n = 329) 64 19.5 0.752
Not married (n = 76) 16 21.1
Education Primary, secondary, high school (n = 248) 42 16.9 0.804
  University (n = 157) 38 24.2
Alcohol consumption Yes (n = 63) 5 7.9 0.01
No (n = 342) 75 21.9
Social support Yes (n = 274) 50 18.2 0.271
No (n = 131) 30 22.9
Previous quitting attempts ≤1 time (n = 133) 41 15.5 0.003
>1 time (n = 272) 39 27.7
Concern about harmful effects of smoking No (n = 24) 8 33.3 0.028
Little (n = 69) 19 27.5
High (n = 170) 34 20.0
Very high (n = 142) 19 13.4
Receiving medication ≥45 days (n = 105) 29 27.6 0.019
<45 days (n = 300) 51 17.0
Self-confidence about quitting 0–4 points (n = 303) 52 17.2 0.024
5 points (n = 102) 28 27.5
Another person smoking in house Yes (n = 142) 29 20.4 0.804
No (n = 263) 51 19.4
  1. *Chi square test