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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and behavioral measures of female smokers and male partners

From: Examining smoking and cessation during pregnancy among an Appalachian sample: a preliminary view

  Females (N = 37)   Males (N = 13)  
Demographic variables Range mean (SD) range mean (SD)
Age 17–25 20.25 (2.91) 19–44 25.05 (7.22)
Age onset of smoking 9–21 14.6 (1.97) -- --
Duration of smoking (years) 0.5–15 5.3 (4.28) -- --
FNTS 0 – 8 2.5 (1.99) 0–8 4.6 (2.10)
Education completed (year) N (%)   N (%)  
   Elementary 0 (00%)   0 (00%)  
   Junior high/middle school 5 (13%)   0 (00%)  
   High school 31 (84%)   11 (85%)  
   College 1 (03%)   2 (15%)  
Marital Status     
   Single 16 (43%)   ---  
   Married 7 (19%)   ---  
   Divorced 3 (08%)   ---  
   Living with significant other 10 (27%)   ---  
Partner involved in pregnancy     
   Yes 36 (97%)   ---  
   No 1 (03%)   ---  
Quantity of smoking (average #/day)     
   0–9 23 (62%)   2 (15%)  
   10–11 6 (16%)   3 (23%)  
   >12 8 (22%)   5 (38%)  
   Missing    3 (24%)  
Change of quantity     
   No smoking in the past week 10 (27%)   ---  
   Reduced quantity 17 (46%)   ---  
   Same quantity or increased 9 (24%)   ---  
FNTS score (Nicotine Tolerance)     
   0–5 (not dependent) 30 (81%)   5 (38%)  
   6–11 (dependent) 4 (19%)   5 (38%)  
   Missing    3 (24%)  
BDI-II score     
   0–13 (minimal) 26 (70%)   10 (77%)  
   14–19 (mild) 5 (17%)   2 (15%)  
   20–28 (moderate) 3 (08%)   1 (08%)  
   >29 (severe) 3 (05%)   0 (00%)  
NLF score (authority)     
   5–11 (accept) 14 (38%)   3 (23%)  
   12–18 (neither) 17 (46%)   8 (62%)  
   19–25 (reject) 5 (14%)   1 (08%)