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Table 1 Baseline demographic information

From: Flexible, dual-form nicotine replacement therapy or varenicline in comparison with nicotine patch for smoking cessation: a randomized controlled trial

n (%) Overall NRT NRT+ VR
Age (M, SD) 48.61 (10.8) 48.13 (11.1) 48.57 (10.5) 49.11 (10.8)
Sex     
 Male 395 (53.6) 137 (55.9) 131 (53.5) 127 (51.4)
 Female 342 (46.6) 108 (44.1) 114 (46.5) 120 (48.6)
Marital status     
 Married/common law 340 (46.3) 120 (49.0) 107 (43.9) 113 (46.3)
 Divorced/separated/widowed 232 (31.7) 69 (28.1) 79 (32.3) 84 (34.4)
 Single/never married 161 (22.0) 56 (22.9) 58 (23.8) 47 (29.2)
Years of education (M, SD) 14.13 (3.0) 13.97 (2.7) 14.19 (3.0) 14.21 (3.2)
Employment status     
 Full/part time 449 (61.3) 157 (64.4) 145 (59.5) 147 (60.1)
 Homemaker/retired/unemployed 158 (21.6) 49 (20.0) 51 (20.8) 58 (23.6)
 Disability leave 126 (17.1) 38 (15.6) 48 (19.7) 40 (16.3)
Annual household income (Canadian dollars)     
 19,999 or less 162 (22.7) 50 (20.7) 61 (25.8) 51 (21.6)
 20,000–39,999 147 (20.6) 51 (34.7) 47 (19.9) 49 (20.8)
 40,000–69,999 216 (30.3) 76 (31.5) 67 (28.4) 73 (30.9)
 70,000 or more 188 (26.4) 64 (26.6) 61 (26.8) 63 (26.7)
Lifetime psychiatric diagnosis (%) 435 (59.0) 144 (58.5) 143 (58.4) 148 (58.9)
Smoking characteristics (M, SD)     
 Cigarettes smoked per day 23.2 (10.8) 22.4 (11.3) 24.0 (10.9) 23.3 (10.1)
 Cumulative years smoked 31.0 (11.7) 30.5 (12.2) 30.9 (11.3) 31.7 (11.5)
 Fagerstrom test of nicotine dependence 6.1 (2.2) 6.0 (2.2) 6.3 (2.2) 6.1 (2.3)
 Number of previous quit attempts 4.6 (5.4) 4.3 (4.5) 4.2 (4.5) 5.2 (6.7)
 Motivation to quita 8.7 (1.5) 8.7 (1.4) 8.7 (1.6) 8.7 (1.4)
 Confidence to quita 7.4 (2.2) 7.3 (2.2) 7.4 (2.1) 7.4 (2.2)
 Number of other smokers in the household 1.0 (1.0) 1.1 (0.9) 1.0 (0.9) 1.1 (1.2)
  1. M, mean; SD, standard deviation; NRT, standard dose, nicotine replacement therapy; NRT+, flexible, dual-form nicotine replacement therapy; VR, varenicline
  2. aMotivation and confidence to quit were reported on 10-point scales where 0 = not at all confident/motivated to and 10 = completely confident. Please note that this table is an adapted version of a previously published table [23]