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Table 1 Characteristics of women interviewed (n = 22)

From: "It's almost expected": rural Australian Aboriginal women's reflections on smoking initiation and maintenance: a qualitative study

Characteristic n Mean (range)
Age (years)   24.9 (17-41)
Educational status
   Year 10 or less 15  
   Year 11 3  
   Certificate/diploma 3  
Income source
   Employment 2  
   Welfare 17  
   Other 3  
Pregnancy Status
   Pregnant now 13  
   Recently pregnant 9  
Parity   2.1 (0-7)
Tobacco smoking
   Never smoked 2  
   Ex-smoker 1  
   Quit during pregnancy 8  
   Cut down during pregnancy 6  
   No change 3  
   Increased 2