Skip to main content

Table 1 Demographic data

From: Impact of continuing or quitting smoking on episodic cluster headache: a pilot survey

Variable Total (n = 200) Current smokers (n = 120) Former smokers (n = 42) Never smokers (n = 38)
Mean age ± SD (years) 48.41 ± 12 47.91 ± 11 50.95 ± 12 47.16 ± 16
Range 25 - 85 25 - 85 32 - 78 30 - 81
  N. % N. % N. % N. %
Females 28 14 18a 15 0 0 10 26.3
Males 172 86 102 85 42b 100 28 73.7
Education         
 Primary school 20 10 8 6.6 2 4.7 10c, d 26.3
 Middle school 70 35 54e 45 12 28.5 4 10.6
 High school 74 37 40a 33.4 24 57.3 10d 26.3
University degree 36 18 18 15 4 9.5 14d, e 36.8
Occupation         
 Employed 160 80 94 78.3 36 85.7 30 78.9
 Housewife 2 1 2 1.7 0 0 0 0
 Retired person 28 14 14 11.7 6 14.3 8 21.1
 Unemployed 10 5 10 8.3 0 0 0 0
Marital status         
 Living with a partner 120 60 70a 58.3 14 33.3 22 57.9
 Living alone 80 40 50 41.7 28 66.7 16 42.1
  1. a Current vs. former smokers: P < 0.025; b Former vs. never smokers: P < 0.001; c Never vs. current smokers: P < 0.025; d Never vs. former smokers: P < 0.025; e Current vs. never smokers: P < 0.025, Chi-square test with Bonferroni correction.