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Table 1 Characteristics of Inuvialuit women of childbearing age by smoking status

From: Smoking and dietary inadequacy among Inuvialuit women of child bearing age in the Northwest Territories, Canada

Variables Smokers (n =69) Non-smokers (n = 23) p-value
  Mean SD Mean SD  
Age (years) 34.7 6.8 33.9 7.5 0.6
BMI * 30.4 8.8 31.6 10.4 0.6
BMI * category N % N %  
Normal weight (<25.0 kg/m2) 20 36.4 7 38.9  
Overweight (25–29.9 kg/m2) 10 18.2 4 22.2  
Obese (≥30.0 kg/m2) 25 45.5 7 38.9 0.7
Marital status      
Single 23 33.3 13 56.5  
Married or common law 45 66.7 9 43.5 1.0
Education      
None/some junior high school 19 27.5 2 8.7  
Junior HS or HS completed 31 44.9 12 52.2  
College, trade school or university 18 27.6 9 39.1 0.4
Number of people with income in household     
0 15 21.7 6 20.1  
1 30 43.5 7 30.4  
2 17 24.6 7 30.4  
3 or more 7 7.3 3 13.1 0.9
Number of self employed people in household     
0 53 79.8 19 82.6  
1 14 20.3 4 17.4  
2 2 2.9 0 0 0.4
  1. HS, high school.
  2. Fisher exact test was used.
  3. *Based on World Health Organization classification [27].
  4. Numbers and percentages might not add up to the total n as a result of missing responses.