Advances in Public Health / 2021 / Article / Tab 7

Research Article

Assessing the Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices of Cigarette Smokers and Use of Alternative Nicotine Delivery Systems in Pakistan: A Cross-Sectional Study

Table 7

Smokers’ practices.

%N = 648

How many years have you been smoking cigarettes?
Less than a year3.221
One year8.656
Two years13.084
Three years14.594
More than three years60.6393
Do you currently smoke cigarettes daily or less than daily?
Daily75.8491
Less than daily24.2157
How many cigarettes do you smoke daily?
1 to 532.3209
6 to 1023.6153
11 to 1513.185
16 to 2015.7102
More than 2015.399
Have you ever tried to quit smoking?
Yes48.0311
No52.0337
How many times have you attempted to quit?
Once20.363
Twice23.874
Thrice21.968
More than thrice34.1106
What is the reason behind your failed quit attempt(s)?
Nicotine dependence48.3313
Withdrawal symptoms7.951
Living or working with smokers15.7102
Stress, depression, anxiety, psychiatric issues13.789
Inability to afford medications or treatment1.711
Others12.782

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