Table 2

Multivariable logistic regression models of associations with motivation to quit, quit attempts and (among those who attempted to quit) quit success

High motivation to quitAttempted to quitSuccessfully quit
%*OR (95% CI)P values%†OR (95% CI)P values%‡OR (95% CI)P values
Cigarette type
 Manufactured20.31.0035.91.0015.31.00
 RYO15.90.77 (0.73 to 0.81)<0.00132.70.87 (0.84 to 0.91)<0.00113.71.00 (0.89 to 1.12)0.988
Age (years)0.988 (0.987 to 0.990)<0.0010.987 (0.986 to 0.989)<0.0011.010 (1.007 to 1.013)<0.001
Sex
 Men17.61.0032.91.0015.21.00
 Women19.51.10 (1.04 to 1.16)0.00136.41.15 (1.11 to 1.20)<0.00114.20.95 (0.85 to 1.06)0.344
Social grade
 ABC120.21.0036.61.0018.01.00
 C2DE17.70.85 (0.80 to 0.89)<0.00133.70.89 (0.85 to 0.93)<0.00112.70.79 (0.71 to 0.88)<0.001
Region
 North19.01.0034.61.0015.71.00
 Central18.30.95 (0.89 to 1.02)0.15135.31.04 (0.99 to 1.10)0.11414.10.88 (0.77 to 1.00)0.052
 South18.30.95 (0.89 to 1.01)0.11934.10.99 (0.94 to 1.04)0.69514.20.78 (0.69 to 0.89)<0.001
Survey year0.94 (0.93 to 0.95)<0.0010.98 (0.97 to 0.99)<0.0011.02 (0.98 to 1.04)0.093
Strength of urges to smoke0.33 (0.32 to 0.35)<0.001
  • Social grade: ABC1 includes managerial, professional and intermediate occupations; C2DE includes small employers and own-account workers, lower supervisory and technical occupations and semiroutine and routine occupations, never workers and long-term unemployed.

  • *Percentage of current smokers in each category who reported really wanting to quit smoking and intending to within the next 3 months.

  • †Percentage of past-year smokers in each category who had made at least one serious quit attempt in the last 12 months.

  • ‡Percentage of those who had attempted to quit in the last 12 months in each category who were still not smoking after their most recent attempt.

  • RYO, roll-your-own.