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Table 2 Mean and standard deviation experiential and behavioural processes between stages of change in two groups

From: Socio-demographic factors and processes associated with stages of change for smoking cessation in pregnant versus non-pregnant women

Variabile Pre-contemplative
m(p50)
Contemplative
m(p50)
In preparation
m(p50)
In action
m(p50)
In maintenance
m(p50)
p Kruskal-
Wallis test
Not pregnant
Experiential Processes 15.4 (3.1) 22.6 (6.2) 22.4 (4.7) 25.2 (4.6) 21.4 (4.0) < 0.01
Behavioral processes 21.2 (6.0) 26.6 (7.5) 31.0 (6.3) 33.6 (7.1) 29.7 (9.2) < 0.01
Pregnant
Experiential Processes 19.4 (4.7) 21.1 (2.7) 22.6 (5.5) 21.4 (4.1) 20.1 (5.6) 0.40
Behavioral processes 20.7 (5.4) 25.0 (9.7) 25.5 (5.5) 23.8 (6.2) 20.8 (7.8) 0.05