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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants with diabetes, their tobacco use and attitude towards tobacco quitting (N, max = 35)

From: Co-producing an intervention for tobacco cessation and improvement of oral health among diabetic patients in Bangladesh

  Categories n (%)
Socio-demographic characteristics
Sex Male 20 (57.1)
Female 15 (42.9)
Age 29–50 years 13 (39.4)
51–70 years 20 (60.6)
Education No education 14 (40)
Primary 8 (22.9)
Secondary 7 (20)
Higher 6 (17.1)
Occupation Service 6 (17.1)
Household work 14 (40)
Retired and Unemployed 15 (42.8)
Tobacco use and attitude towards tobacco quitting
Tobacco use Cigarette 8 (22.9)
Smokeless tobacco 20 (57.1)
Dual use 7 (20)
Tobacco use pattern Daily use 27 (79.4)
Sometimes 7 (20.6)
Importance of tobacco cessation No 3 (10)
Moderately important 11 (35.5)
Important 7 (22.6)
Very important 10 (32.3)
Want to quit tobacco No 6 (17.1)
Yes, moderate 17 (48.6)
Yes, a lot 12 (34.3)
Worried about the expense of tobacco No 23 (65.7)
Yes, moderate 8 (22.9)
Yes, a lot 4 (11.4)
Worried about the health effects of tobacco No 10 (35.7)
Yes, moderate 12 (42.9)
Yes, a lot 6 (21.4)
Feel it’s difficult to quit No 17 (48.6)
A little 11 (31.4)
A lot 7 (20)
Tried to quit in last 12 months Yes 26 (74.3)
No 9 (25.7)