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Table 2 Characteristics of the sample by independent variables

From: Factors associated with implementation of the 5A’s smoking cessation model

  Overall Doctors Registered nurses Nursing Assistants Others p
n % n % n % n % n %
Overall 580 100 43 7.4 345 59.5 131 22.6 61 10.5 <0.001
Sex
 Men 107 18.5 23 54.8 43 12.5 20 15.3 21 34.4 <0.001
 Women 471 81.5 19 45.2 301 87.5 111 84.7 40 65.6
Agea
  < 40 years/old 291 54.0 23 54.8 199 62.2 38 32.2 31 52.5 <0.001
  ≥ 40 years/old 248 46.0 19 45.2 121 37.8 80 67.8 28 47.5
Working experience
  < 14 years 271 50.3 24 55.8 168 51.7 52 44.8 27 49.1 0.533
  ≥ 14 years 268 49.7 19 44.2 157 48.3 64 55.2 28 50.9
Smoking
 Smokers 137 23.6 5 11.6 72 20.9 40 30.5 20 32.8 <0.001
 Former smokers 177 30.5 15 34.9 90 26.1 51 39.9 21 34.4
 Never smokers 266 45.9 23 53.5 183 53.0 40 30.5 20 32.8
Health care organization
 Hospital 488 84.1 34 79.1 299 86.7 113 86.3 42 68.9 0.004
 Other health care organizations 92 15.9 9 20.9 46 13.3 18 13.7 19 31.1
Previous Training
 No 111 19.1 6 14.0 85 24.6 13 9.9 7 11.5 0.001
 Yes 469 80.9 37 86.0 260 75.4 118 90.1 54 88.5
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