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Table 1 General characteristics of the respondents aged 21 years and older, 2006 (N = 12,200)

From: Great inclination to smoke among younger adults coming from low-socioeconomic class in Thailand

Characteristics Male  
  n %
Ages   
   21-30 1,702 14.0
   31-40 2,678 22.0
   41-50 3,054 25.0
   51-60 2,297 18.8
   61 and older 2,469 20.2
Education   
   Lower Education 6,591 56.4
   Middle Education 3,187 27.3
   High Education 1,910 16.3
Region   
   Bangkok 649 5.3
   Central 3,548 29.1
   North 3,281 26.9
   Northeast 3,141 25.7
   South 1,581 13.0
Marital status   
   Single 1,589 13.0
   Married 9,558 78.3
   Other* 1,053 8.6
Smoking Status   
   Non-smoker 5,257 43.1
   Ex-smoker 1,877 15.4
   Smoker < = 10 cigarettes/day 3,753 30.8
   Smoker 11-20 cigarettes/day 1,198 9.8
   Smoker > = 21 cigarettes/day 115 0.9
Total 12,200 100.0
  1. * "Other" includes divorced, widowed, separated and unknown