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Table 1 Baseline participant demographic information and smoking characteristics by treatment condition

From: Factors associated with retention in a smoking cessation trial for persons with a mental illness: a descriptive study

  Control (n = 367) Intervention (n = 373) Total (N = 740)
Agea 38.30 (12.01) 39.08 (11.96) 38.69 (11.99)
Age initiated smokinga 15.45 (4.40) 15.61 (4.83) 15.53 (4.62)
Length of staya (days) 13.36 (15.92) 15.11 (18.78) 14.24 (17.43)
Cigarettes smoked per daya 21.02 (13.19) 21.81 (14.49) 21.42 (13.86)
Genderb (male) 224 (61%) 228 (61%) 452 (61%)
Cultural backgroundb (ATSI) 48 (13%) 23 (14%) 101 (14%)
Diagnosisb (psychosis) 82 (22%) 84 (23%) 166 (22%)
Legal statusb (involuntary) 167 (46%) 179 (48%) 346 (47%)
Relationship statusb (single) 279 (76%) 306 (82%) 585 (79%)
Living circumstancesb (own) 103 (28%) 116 (31%) 219 (30%)
Highest education levelb (HSC or lower) 258 (70%) 292 (78%) 550 (74%)
Employment statusb (unpaid workforce) 267 (73%) 277 (74%) 544 (74%)
Type of smokerb (daily) 342 (93%) 348 (93%) 690 (93%)
Readiness to quitb (pre-contemplation) 200 (55%) 207 (56%) 407 (55%)
Number of quit attemptsb
(at least one)
107 (29%) 121 (32%) 228 (31%)
Nicotine dependenceb (high) 189 (52%) 192 (52%) 381 (52%)
  1. aMean (SD); bNumber (%); ATSI: Identify to be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander origin; HSC: Higher School Certificate. Note. Table 1 presents summarised clinical, demographic and smoking characteristic data. For non-summarised data, please see Table 1 in Metse et al. [30]