Table 2

Smoking status at one-year follow up according to baseline smoking status among elementary schoolchildren in multiethnic, low-income, inner-city neighbourhoods, Montreal, Canada, 1993–1995 (n = 1824)

Baseline smoking statusTotal nFollow-up smoking status
Never smokedPast smokerCurrently tryingCurrently experimental/ regular
% 95% CI%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI
Never smoked143982.480.4–84.412.110.4–13.82.92.0–3.82.6 1.7–3.4
Past smoker28225.220.1–30.249.3 43.5–55.19.25.8–12.616.3 12.0–20.6
Currently trying5610.72.6–18.839.3 26.5–52.117.910.9–27.932.1 19.9–44.4
Currently experimental/regular4723.411.3–35.529.816.7–42.98.5 0.5–16.538.3 24.4–52.2
  • CI = confidence interval.