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Table 1 Characteristics of current and noncurrent smokers among Turkish Thoracic Society pulmonologists

From: Association between pulmonologists’ tobacco use and their effort in promoting smoking cessation in Turkey: a cross-sectional study

  Current smokers Noncurrent smokers P value
N = 69 col% N = 630 col%
Female sex 44.9 67.5 0.001
Age (mean ± SD) 38.7 ± 7.8 39.5 ± 9.1 0.4
Pulmonology specialist 84.1 80.6 0.4
Graduated after 1996 46.4 54.9 0.1
Working in urban clinics 91.3 89.8 0.7
Working in training hospital 44.6 50.7 0.3
Academic title 18.8 27.5 0.1
Practicing in a SCOC 20.3 41.6 0.001a
Educated in SC help 43.5 53.3 0.1
LTCC member 7.2 9.2 0.7
  1. SC smoking cessation, SCOC smoking cessation outpatient clinic, SD standard deviation, LTCC Local Tobacco Control Committee
  2. aContinuity correction