TABLE 2.

Characteristics of Enrolled Parent Smokers at Baseline

CharacteristicBaseline N = 71 (%)
Female54 (76)
Male17 (24)
Age (mean ± 1 SD)33 ± 9
 18–2416 (22)
 25–3528 (40)
 >3527 (38)
Education
 Less than high school17 (24)
 High school graduate31 (44)
 Some college or more23 (32)
Race and ethnicity
 White44 (62)
 Black11 (15)
 Hispanic14 (20)
 Other2 (3)
Smoking history
 Years smoked (mean ± 1 SD)15 ± 9
 Daily cigarette consumption (mean ± 1 SD)15 ± 10
 First cigarette within 30 min of awakening31 (44)
 Quit attempt in past year (24 h)48 (68)
 Previous use of NRT23 (32)
Stage of change
 Precontemplation15 (21)
 Contemplation10 (14)
 Preparation46 (65)
Believes own smoking is related to child’s hospitalization41 (58)
  • SD indicates standard deviation.