Table 1

Number and proportion of participants (including users of smoking cessation medication) for fiscal years 2010–2014 in Fukuoka, Japan

VariableSmoking cessation groupSmoking groupTotalP value
Totaln=7841n=79 414n=87 255
Sex<0.001
 Male6274 (80.0%)65 840 (82.9%)72 114 (82.6%)
 Female1567 (20.0%)13 574 (17.1%)15 141 (17.4%)
Age category<0.001
 30–391680 (21.4%)16 974 (21.4%)18 654 (21.4%)
 40–492676 (34.1%)28 576 (36.0%)31 252 (35.8%)
 50–592418 (30.8%)24 477 (30.8%)26 895 (30.8%)
 60–691067 (13.6%)9387 (11.8%)10 454 (12.0%)
Standard monthly remuneration category*0.003
 Under US$25002495 (31.8%)24 887 (31.3%)27 382 (31.4%)
 US$2500–34992469 (31.5%)26 457 (33.3%)28 926 (33.2%)
 US$3500 and more2877 (36.7%)28 070 (35.3%)30 947 (35.5%)
Psychiatric medical histories<0.001
 Yes491 (6.3%)4068 (5.1%)4559 (5.2%)
 No7350 (93.7%)75 346 (94.9%)82 696 (94.8%)
Stop-smoking medication593 (7.6%)570 (0.7%)1163 (1.3%)<0.001
 Varenicline579 (7.4%)536 (0.7%)1115 (1.3%)
 Nicotine patches15 (0.2%)36 (0.0%)51 (0.1%)
 No quit-smoking medication7248 (92.4%)78 844 (99.3%)86 092 (98.7%)
Depressive disorders0.649
 Yes173 (2.2%)1816 (2.3%)1989 (2.3%)
 No7668 (97.8%)77 598 (97.7%)85 266 (97.7%)
  • *US$1=100 yen.