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Table 1 Comparison between female nurses and females in the general population in smoking and quitting attempts

From: Are quit attempts among U.S. female nurses who smoke different from female smokers in the general population? An analysis of the 2006/2007 tobacco use supplement to the current population survey

   Female nurses Females in general population p-value
   (N = 2566, LPNS = 459; RNs = 2107) (N = 93717)  
   n
(%, SE*)
n
(%, SE)
 
Smoking Status     
   Never Smokers   1751
(71.1, 1.0)
59513
(66.1, 0.2)
< 0.0001
   Former Smokers   482
(16.8, 0.8)
18206
(17.2, 0.2)
 
   Current Smokers   333
(12.1, 0.7)
15998
(16.6, 0.2)
 
Quit attempts among current smokers
Ever made a quit attempt? Yes 256
(76.6, 2.6)
11085
(67.6, 0.5)
0.0002
  No 77
(23.4, 2.6)
4913
(32.44, 0.5)
 
Quit attempt in previous 12 months Yes 145
(43.2, 3.0)
6829
(42.3, 0.5)
0.77
  No 188
(56.8, 3.0)
9169
(57.7, 0.5)
 
  1. SE = standard error