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Table 4 Various characteristics of the daily smokers in Inner Mongolia Medical College

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

Category n (n/N) (%)
Number of cigarettes smoked per day (N = 582)
 <5 357 61.3
 5–9 180 30.9
 >10 45 7.7
Number of smoking friends (N = 590)
 <5 147 24.9
 5–10 151 25.6
 >10 292 49.5
Parent smoker (N = 589)
 Yes 203 34.5
 No 386 65.5
Quit smoking number of attempts (N = 588)
 Never 219 37.2
 1–2 213 36.2
 >3 156 26.5
The first time smoking (N =591)   
 University 90 15.2
 High School 377 63.8
 Junior high school 124 21.0
The attitude of your family on you smoking (N = 590)
 Opposed 371 62.9
 Don’t Care 208 35.3
 Approve 11 1.9
An hour not smoking (N = 590)
 No discomfort 440 74.6
 Can endure 119 20.2
 Intolerable 31 5.3
You feel after smoking (N = 586)
 Better 119 20.3
 Worse 80 13.7
 No change 387 66.0