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Table 1 Description of variables in our study

From: Impact of communities, health, and emotional-related factors on smoking use: comparison of joint modeling of mean and dispersion and Bayes’ hierarchical models on add health survey

  Explanation
Demographic Do you have degree above high school?
What was the total household income before taxes and deductions?
How many of these children are still living?
Have you ever been Arrested?
Gender
Are you white?
Health Do you have health insurance?
How long ago did you last have a routine check-up?
Do you have more than 5 drinks or drink alcohol more than 3 days a week during the past 12 months?
Do you have prescription drug misuse?
On the average, do you use a physical fitness or recreation center in your neighborhood per week?
In the past seven days, how many hours did you watch television or videos, including VHS, DVDs or music videos?
How old were you when you first had an Alcoholic drink?
Emotional How important (if at all) is your religious faith to you?
Before your 18th birthday, did a parent or other adult caregiver say things that really hurt your feelings or made you feel like you were not wanted or loved or hit you with a fist, kick you, or throw you down on the floor, into a wall, or down stairs more than 10 times?
In the past 12 months, did you spend on volunteer or community service work?
Are you optimistic about your future?
Do you feel isolated from others?
Do you satisfy with your current job?