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Table 1 Patient Characteristics (N = 375)

From: Patient preferences for emergency department-initiated tobacco interventions: a multicenter cross-sectional study of current smokers

Characteristic n (%)
Age (mean) 41
Gender  
   Female 210 (56)
   Male 164 (44)
Race/ethnicity  
   Hispanic/Latino 73 (20)
   White, non-Hispanic 152 (41)
   Black, non-Hispanic 137 (37)
   Other 10 (3)
Insurance categories  
   Private 79 (22)
   Medicare 22 (6)
   Medicaid or other public 129 (37)
   Uninsured 123 (33)
Annual household income  
   < 20,000 148 (40)
   ≤ 21,000-40,000 91 (24)
   41,000-60,000 34 (9)
   61,000-80,000 11 (3)
   > 80,000 12 (3)
   Don't know 79 (21)
Highest grade completed  
   < high school 88 (24)
   high school 282 (76)
Smoking measures:
Cigarettes per day  
   (1-10) 198 (54)
   (11-20) 118 (32)
   (21-30) 36 (10)
   (≥ 31) 19 (5)
Minutes after waking to 1st  
   cigarette 71 (20)
   (> 61) 41 (11)
   (31-61) 125 (34)
   (6-30) 127 (35)
   (0-5)