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Table 1 Demographic data of study subjects (n = 142)

From: Comparisons of early and delayed abstainers and its effects on long-term smoking cessation in Taiwan

Characteristics
Age (years) 47.8 ± 13.2
Gender (male, %) 99 (69.7)
Marital status (Married (n, %), n = 127) 72 (56.7)
Educational level (below high school levels(n,%), n = 127) 99 (69.7)
Alcohol drinking habit (n,%) 41 (31.3)
Number of quit attempts in the past year (n,%, n = 141)
 None 89 (63.1)
 1 34 (24.1)
2 18 (12.8)
Quitting reason for health 42 (29.8)
Ever jointed smoking cessation program service 26 (18.3)
Urge to smoke
 Intrinsic factors (n,%) 105 (73.9)
 Extrinsic factors (n,%) 123 (86.6)
Comorbidities (n,%) 45 (31.7)
Body weight (kg) 70.1 ± 14.6
Daily cigarette count (stick) 20.3 ± 10.1
Exhaled CO concentration (ppm) 16.3 ± 10.8
FTCD score7 points (n,%) 54 (38.0)
Duration of smoking (years) 24.9 ± 12.7
Pharmacotherapy
 Varenicline (n,%) 135 (95.1)
 NRT (n,%) 7 (4.9)
Early quitters (n, %) 87 (61.3)
  1. The continuous variables were shown as mean ± SD; the categorical variables were shown as percentage; Comorbidities: Self-reported of cardiovascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, pulmonary disease or malignancy; FTCD Fagerström test for cigarette dependence, CO carbon monoxide, NRT nicotine replacement therapy