Korean Journal of Family Practice

Table. 1.

Characteristics of subjects who failed and succeeded smoking cessation for 6 months

Variable Total (n=1,118) Failed (n=952) Succeeded (n=166) P-value
Age (y) 28.88±12.08 28.05±11.52 33.64±14.01 <0.001
Route
Adolescent 125 (11.2) 119 (12.5) 6 (3.6) 0.02
Adult female 718 (64.2) 600 (63.0) 118 (71.1)
College student 242 (31.6) 205 (21.5) 37 (22.3)
Psychiatric disabled 32 (2.9) 27 (2.8) 5 (3.0)
Others 1 (0.1) 1 (0.1) 0 (0.0)
Exercise (yes) 284 (25.4) 235 (24.7) 49 (29.5) 0.187
Drinking (yes) 676 (60.5) 567 (59.6) 109 (65.7) 0.138
BMI (kg/m2) 20.94±4.27 20.9±4.36 21.16±3.70 0.467
WC (inch) 28.09±8.39 28.11±8.84 27.95±5.11 0.821
Cigarettes smoked per day 10.04±6.77 10.46±6.69 7.66±6.77 <0.001
Total smoking period 9.37±8.77 9.16±8.50 10.37±10.18 0.101
Pack years 5±6.94 4.9703±6.41 5.187±9.44 0.71
Age at which first cigarette was smoked 20.09±7.13 19.45±6.42 23.77±9.52 <0.001
FTND scores 3.06±2.35 3.22±2.33 2.14±2.23 <0.001
CO (ppm) 8.03±7.64 8.59±7.78 4.87±5.92 <0.001
Importance 7.18±2.23 7.08±2.27 7.68±1.97 0.007
Confidence 5.81±2.35 5.57±2.31 7.15±2.15 <0.001
NRT (yes) 412 (0.4) 338 (35.5) 74 (44.6) 0.025
Number of counseling sessions 4.36±4.39 3.46±3.64 9.55±4.74 <0.001
Smoking abstinence prevalence rates
4 weeks 359 (32.1)
12 weeks 276 (24.7)
6 months 166 (14.8)

Values are presented as mean±standard deviation or number (%).

BMI, body mass index; WC, waist circumference; FTND, Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence; CO, carbon monoxide; NRT, nicotine replacement therapy.

P-values from χ2 test or t-test comparing differences between any two groups.

Korean J Fam Pract 2022;12:201~210 https://doi.org/10.21215/kjfp.2022.12.3.201
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