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Table 1 Survey respondents’ age and smoking behavior by gender

From: Clearing the air: improving smoke-free policy compliance at the national oncology hospital in Armenia

  Male Female p-value
Age (yrs), mean ± sd 43.37 ± 13.58 44.85 ± 11.65 0.47*
Smoking status % (N)
 Current smoker 46.51(20) 11.48(21) <0.001**
 Ex-smoker 20.93(9) 4.37(8)
 Never smoked 32.56(14) 84.15(154)
Smoking duration (yrs), mean ± sd 17.82 ± 11.48 16.28 ± 10.77 0.62*
Cigarettes/day, mean ± sd 20.33 ± 15.50 9.93 ± 8.73 0.032*
Cigarettes/day at work, mean ± sd 9.58 ± 8.03 2.94 ± 5.26 0.008*
Quit attempts in 30 days, % (N) 27.78(5) 40.00(6) 0.46**
  1. *independent t-test.
  2. **chi-square test.