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Table 1 Socio-demographics and tobacco use among study sample*

From: Smoking cessation among transit workers: beliefs and perceptions among an at-risk occupational group

Demographics N = 71
N (%)
Gender  
 • Female 32 (45)
 • Male 39 (55)
Age, years (SD) 49.9 (9.06)
Ethnicity  
 • African American/Black 59 (83)
 • Asian / Pacific Islander 3 (4)
 • Hispanic/Latino(a) 5 (7)
 • White 4 (6)
Job classification  
 • Bus operator 59 (83)
 • Mechanic / Maintenance 6 (9)
 • Clerk / Dispatcher/ Other 6 (9)
Current Smoker (PPD) N = 47 (67%)  
 • <1 34 (72)
 • 1 10 (21)
 • ≥1.5 3 (6)
• Smoking duration, Years (SD) 22.9 (12.30)
• Number of quit attempts (SD) 4.7 (7.85)
Former Smoker (PPD) N = 23 (33%)  
 • <1 11 (48)
 • 1 9 (39)
 • ≥1.5 3 (13)
• Smoking duration, Years (SD) 18.7 (9.56)
• Number of quit attempts (SD) 3.6 (3.9)
  1. *Smoking behaviors are missing for one focus group participant.