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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants (N = 38)

From: A pre-post pilot study of a brief, web-based intervention to engage disadvantaged smokers into cessation treatment

  Nonpregnant Pregnant All  
  n = 29 n = 9 N = 38
Mean (sd) age 46.0 (14.1) 26.3 (5.4) 41.7 (15.1)
Number (%) male 14 (48) 0 (0) 14 (37)
Number (%) White 29 (100) 8 (89) 37 (97)
Number (%) Black or Native American 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Number (%) non-Hispanic 29 (100) 9 (100) 38 (100)
Mean (sd) years education 11.9 (2.3) 11.1 (2.3) 11.7 (2.3)
Mean (sd) WRAT reading score 41.0 (7.8) 35 (8.1) 39.4 (8.8)
Number (%) married or living with partner 10 (34) 8 (89) 18 (47)
Number (%) employed 8 (28) 8 (89) 16 (42)
Mean (sd) monthly income (dollars) 1526.5 (1055.2) 1532.1 (914.3) 1527.8 (1014.9)
Number (range) with chronic medical condition 27.0 (93) 7 (78) 34 (89)
Median (range) chronic medical conditions 3.5 (0–7) 1 (0–2) 3 (0–7)
Number (%) with psychiatric diagnosis 23.0 (79) 5 (56) 28 (74)
Mean (sd) CSI score (0–56) 18.1 (9.2) 16.8 (5.6) 17.8 (8.5)
Mean (sd) Fagerstrom score 5.7 (1.8) 3.2 (2.5) 5.1 (2.2)
Mean (sd) cigarettes/day 19.6 (8.3) 10.8 (8.6) 17.6 (9.0)
Number (%) used a computer > 5 times 26 (90) 9 (100) 35 (92)
Number (%) used Internet for health information 19.0 (66) 7 (78) 26 (68)
  1. WRAT = Wide Range Achievement Test for reading ability;
  2. CSI = Colorado Symptom Index for mental health distress.