Table 2

Smoking characteristics of current smokers (unweighted data)

Current smokers only
(n=586)
Cigarettes smoked per day (mean+SD)15.3±9.0
Made at least one quit attempt last year140 (23.9%)
Motivation to stop smoking17
 Don't want to stop smoking268 (45.7%)
 Should stop but don't really want to139 (23.7%)
 Want to stop but haven't thought about when52 (8.9%)
 Want to stop but haven’t decided when51 (8.7%)
 Really want to stop and hope to soon43 (7.3%)
 Really want to stop and intend to in the next 3 months7 (1.2%)
 Really want to stop and intend to in the next month6 (1.0 %)
  • Data are presented as number (%), unless otherwise stated.