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Table 1 Current smokers at index event* (n = 104) stratified by their smoking status reported median 3.5 years later

From: Factors associated with smoking cessation in patients with coronary heart disease: a cohort analysis of the German subset of EuroAspire IV survey

  Total Non-smokers at follow-up interview Smokers at follow-up interview  
N = 104 N = 65 (62.5%) N = 39 (37.5%) P-value
Demography
 Age at index event, years 59.1 ± 9.0 59.5 ± 9.0 58.5 ± 9.1 0.61
 Female sex 16 (15.4) 11 (16.9) 5 (12.8) 0.58
 High educational level# 23 (22.1) 10 (15.4) 13 (33.3) 0.03
Comorbidities
 Type of index event: CABG 14 (13.5) 10 (15.4) 4 (10.3) 0.46
 Diabetes (baseline)a 32 (31.1) 24 (37.5) 8 (20.5) 0.07
 Depressed mood (baseline)b 25 (24.3) 11 (17.2) 14 (35.9) 0.03
Intervention
 Cardiac rehabilitation program after index event 73 (70.2) 54 (83.1) 19 (48.7) < 0.001
  1. Data are n (percent) or mean ± SD and p-values by asymptotic Pearson’s Chi-Squared test or independent sample t-test, as appropriate
  2. CABG coronary artery bypass graft
  3. *Index event occurred 6–36 months prior to baseline visit, and telephone-based follow-up interview occurred about 2 years after baseline visit; median observation time between index event and telephone-based follow-up interview was 3.5 years
  4. #High school completed, college/university completed, postgraduate degree
  5. a Data missing for 1 participant
  6. b Data missing for 1 participant