Table 1

Predictors of making a quit attempt in the last year in the United States, 1992–1993 (CPS tobacco use supplement, 1992–1993; n = 48 584)

Variablen% Quit attempt 1-151 Adjusted
OR 1-152
CI 1-153
Live with a smoker
 No26 35552.11.00
 Yes22 22937.70.771-150 0.72 to 0.82
Live with former smoker
 No37 75542.71.00
 Yes10 82955.61.241-150 1.15 to 1.32
Live with never smoker
 No13 34843.31.00
 Yes35 23646.31.000.92 to 1.08
Home smoking ban
 None28 73235.41.00
 Partial12 73452.41.831-150 1.72 to 1.93
 Total 7 11871.83.861-150 3.57 to 4.18
Work smoking ban
 < Work area 9 23043.61.00
 Work area 4 69544.61.040.94 to 1.14
 Smoke free  7 87151.01.141-150 1.05 to 1.24
 Other workers 6 17044.01.111-150 1.01 to 1.21
 Not working20 61844.91.010.93 to 1.10
  • 1-151 Weighted percentages.

  • 1-152 Odds ratios adjusted for sex, age, ethnicity, education, income, occupation, region, age of youngest child in the household, and the other variables in the table.

  • 1-153 CI = 95% confidence interval.

  • 1-150 p < 0.05.