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Table 1 Sociodemographic Characteristics among Adolescents

From: Adolescents’ smoking experiences, family structure, parental smoking and socio-economic status in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

Sociodemographic Characteristics N (506) Percent % Smoking Prevalencea
Gender    
 Boys 242 47.8 32.6
 Girls 264 52.2 26.9
Age    
 11 Years Old 20 3.9 15.0
 12 Years Old 471 93.1 29.7
 13 Years Old 15 3.0 46.6
School Setting    
 Public 279 55.1 32.9
 Private 227 44.9 25.6
Family Structure    
 Non-intact 121 23.9 46.3
 Intact 385 76.1 24.4
Parental Smoking    
 Yes 195 38.5 54.0
 Father only 96 18.9  
 Mother only 54 10.7  
 Both parents 45 8.9  
 No 311 61.5 14.5
Socioeconomic Status    
 Low (<10,000 Mexican pesos)b 177 35.0 37.3
 Middle (10,000-25,000 Mexican pesos)b 151 29.8 27.2
 High (>25,000 Mexican pesos)b 178 35.2 24.2
  1. aSmoking prevalence was defined as a student ever having smoked a full cigarette
  2. b$1US dollar =16.5 Mexican pesos in 2015