TABLE 3

Descriptive Statistics for Participants Grouped According to Smoking Status

VariableSmoking Status, Mean (SD)P
Never SmokerEver Smoker
Social valuea0.56 (.57)1.04 (0.68)<.001
Dangerousness of smokingb2.53 (.81)2.34 (0.90)<.001
Tobacco-related damageb2.63 (.70)2.58 (0.72).052
Intentions to smoke during the next yeara0.12 (.47)0.94 (1.16)<.001
Intentions to smoke cigarettes 5 y from nowa0.14 (0.50)0.76 (1.00)<.001
Amount of current smokingaNA0.96 (0.97)
No. of previous quit attemptsbNA1.43 (1.16)
  • NA indicates not applicable.

  • a Lower scores represent better outcomes.

  • b Higher scores represent better outcomes.