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Table 1 Prevalence of daily smoking among Inner Mongolia Medical College by gender and in relation to various parameters

From: Prevalence of and factors associated with daily smoking among Inner Mongolia medical students in China: a cross-sectional questionnaire survey

  Male Female Total
  n % n % n %
Ethnicity (N = 6044)
Han ethnicity 1285 28.1% 3033 1.6% 4318 9.5%
Mongolian ethnicity 387 33.6% 1018 1.8% 1405 10.5%
Other ethnicity 103 29.1% 218 1.8% 321 10.6%
Years of study (N = 6044)
1 611 25.2% 1862 1.8% 2473 7.6%
2 608 28.3% 1319 1.6% 1927 10.0%
3 435 32.4% 838 1.3% 1273 11.9%
4 95 43.2% 190 1.6% 285 15.4%
5 26 50.0% 60 5.0% 86 18.6%
Monthly expenses (N = 6025)
<300 69 24.6% 399 1.5% 468 4.9%
300–600 831 25.9% 2352 1.7% 3183 8.0%
600–1000 754 32.9% 1327 1.7% 2081 13.0%
>1000 117 34.2% 176 2.8% 293 15.4%
Residence (N = 6022)
City 636 26.9% 1615 1.6% 2251 8.8%
Rural 988 30.1% 2354 1.7% 3342 10.1%
Pastoral 50 50.0% 145 1.4% 195 13.8%
Suburbs 94 28.7% 140 2.9% 234 13.2%
Faculty (N = 6044)
Clinical Medicine 764 30.9% 1430 2.5% 2194 12.4%
Public Health Administration and Medicine Information Management 255 43.1% 547 2.6% 802 15.5%
Medicine 287 23.3% 662 0.5% 949 7.4%
Traditional Chinese Medicine and Mongolian Medicine 347 24.5% 677 1.6% 1024 9.4%
Other 122 18.9% 953 0.8% 1075 2.9%
Total (N = 6044) 1775 29.4% 4269 1.7% 6044 9.8%