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Table 2 Knowledge towards smoking and its associated factors among women attending primary care clinics in Karachi, Pakistan

From: Factors related to knowledge and perception of women about smoking: a cross sectional study from a developing country

Associated Factor Q1. Q2. Q3. Q4. Q5. Q6. Q7. Q8. Q9.
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Age group          
   - 18 - 25 years 92 (84) 15 (14) 7 (6) 35 (32) 88 (81) 97 (89) 27 (25) 18 (17) 67 (62)
   - 26 - 35 years 63 (85) 7 (10) 5 (7) 25 (34) 56 (76) 66 (89) 11 (15) 16 (22) 36 (49)
   - >35 years 56 (84) 13 (19) 6 (9) 22 (33) 49 (73) 58 (87) 13 (19) 14 (21) 43 (64)
Educational status          
   - No formal education 96 (77)* 14 (11) 12 (10) 35 (28)* 83 (67)** 101 (81)* 27 (22) 26 (19) 70 (57)
   - Up to 5 years of schooling 31 (91) 7 (21) 3 (9) 16 (47) 32 (94) 31 (91) 8 (23) 2 (6) 24 (71)
   - 6 - 10 years of schooling 61 (92) 8 (12) 3 (4) 18 (27) 58 (88) 63 (95) 13 (20) 13 (27) 38 (58)
   - >10 years of schooling 23 (89) 6 (23) 0 (0) 13 (56) 20 (77) 26 (100) 3 (12) 7 (27) 14 (54)
Monthly income (Pak Rupees)          
   - Up to 5000 134 (84) 21 (13) 10 (6) 49 (31) 130 (82) 142 (89) 30 (19) 33 (21) 94 (59)
   - >5000 51 (88) 9 (15) 7 (12) 23 (40) 44 (76) 50 (86) 9 (16) 11 (19) 37 (64)
Smoker in the house          
   - Yes 63 (84) 8 (11) 6 (8) 31 (41) 56 (75) 62 (81) 9 (13) 10 (16) 41 (55)
   - No 148 (84) 27 (15) 12 (7) 51 (30) 137 (78) 160 (91)* 41 (23) 36 (21) 105 (60)
  1. • *p value < 0.05, ** p value of <0.005
  2. Q1.Is smoking harmful?
  3. Q2. Does smoking cause cancer?
  4. Q3. Does smoking cause heart diseases?
  5. Q4. Does smoking causes lung disease?
  6. Q5. Does smoking have ill effects on fetus?
  7. Q6. Does passive smoking have ill effects on children?
  8. Q7. Does passive smoking cause lung disease in children?
  9. Q8, Does smoking has bad influence on children?
  10. Q9, Does occasional smoking have ill effects?