Table 3

Adjusted average cigarette pack retrieval time by month and store type

June 2012 (n=218)Sept 2012 (n=253)Dec 2012 (n=182)Feb 2013 (n=198)p Value*
Mean retrieval time in seconds (95% CI)
 All stores†10.91 (9.87 to 11.95)9.84 (8.97 to 10.71)12.43 (10.84 to 14.01)10.37 (9.20 to 11.55)0.037
 Milk bar/delicatessen‡11.80 (8.85 to 14.75)10.09 (7.65 to 12.53)9.96 (5.24 to 14.67)9.51 (6.59 to 12.44)0.607
 Convenience store‡10.99 (8.78 to 13.21)8.56 (6.71 to 10.42)13.37 (10.05 to 16.69)11.05 (8.60 to 13.50)0.154
 Petrol station‡10.48 (8.88 to 12.09)10.35 (8.97 to 11.73)11.83 (9.25 to 14.41)9.72 (7.81 to 11.63)0.674
 Newsagent/lottery outlet‡11.11 (8.86 to 13.36)10.03 (8.22 to 11.84)13.53 (10.34 to 16.72)11.56 (8.85 to 14.26)0.143
  • *From analysis of covariance, for main effect of month.

  • †Adjusted for store type, city and SES.

  • ‡Adjusted for city and SES.

  • SES, socioeconomic status.