Table 2

Percentage distribution (%) of participants (A), mean cigarette price to quit in KRW (and USD) per pack and prevalence (%) of high smoking persistence (B)† according to policy exposures

 Total (N=1257)Younger men (18–39)
(N=512)
Older men (40+)
(N=745)
A (%)Mean
KRW (USD)
B (%)A (%)Mean
KRW (USD)
B (%)A (%)Mean
KRW (USD)
B (%)
All1009747 (8.84)50.51009976 (9.05)52.31009413 (8.54)47.8
Warning
 No59.210 342 (9.38)50.856.610 778 (9.78)53.263.09771 (8.86)47.6
 Yes40.88882 (8.06)50.043.48929 (8.10)51.037.08804 (7.98)48.3
Campaign*p=0.03
 No76.69860 (8.94)51.672.310 080 (9.14)52.982.99582 (8.69)49.8
 Yes23.49374 (8.50)46.827.79705 (8.80)50.517.18595 (7.80)38.1
Advice*p=0.03*p=0.00*p=0.06
 No90.29958 (9.03)51.392.010 243 (9.29)52.687.59522 (8.64)49.2
 Yes9.87806 (7.08)43.18.06893 (6.25)48.612.58653 (7.85)38.0
Non-smoking environment
 No74.110 048 (9.11)51.173.810 161 (9.22)52.774.59885 (8.97)48.9
 Yes25.98886 (8.06)48.526.29454 (8.57)51.125.58036 (7.29)44.6
Combination*p=0.05*p=0.06
 032.510 674 (9.68)52.829.810 443 (9.47)51.736.410 950 (9.93)54.2
 141.59976 (9.05)50.742.710 789 (9.79)54.739.78700 (7.89)44.3
 2+26.08225 (7.46)47.127.58205 (7.44)49.023.98257 (7.49)44.0
  • *p Values are shown if p<0.10 for difference by levels in the means or prevalence.

  • †Defined by the individual's price to quit being greater than the overall median (5854KRW). See text for details.

  • KRW, Korean Won; USD, US dollar units.