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Table 4 Predictors of Interest in ED Bedside Counseling

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

  Univariable tests Linear regression model
Patient Characteristic Likert Score, Mean (SE) or r (correlation) p * β coefficient (95% CI)
Age 0.09 0.06 0.006 (-0.01, 0.02)
Gender   0.05 -0.45 (-0.80, -0.10)
   Male (0) 2.75 (0.13)   
   Female (1) 2.42 (0.11)   
Race/ethnicity   0.01 -0.40 (-0.75, -0.05)
   Non-white (0) 2.75 (0.13)   
   White (1) 2.31 (0.12)   
Insurance   1.00  
   Insured 2.57 (0.14)   
   Uninsured 2.57 (0.11)   
Education   0.03 -0.40 (-0.81, -0.01)
   Finished high school 2.44 (0.10)   
   Did not finish high school 2.92 (0.19)   
Smoking-related ICD-9 diagnosis   0.52  
   Yes 2.73 (0.28)   
   No 2.55 (0.09)   
Heavy Smoking Index (HSI) 0.03 0.60  
Smoking-related symptoms 0.10 0.05 0.09 (0.01, 0.16)
  1. *Variables with p < 0.10 were included in the linear regression model.