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Table 2 Smoking Behaviors and SHS Exposure among Adolescents by Family Structure, Parental Smoking, and Socioeconomic Status

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

  Family structurea Parental smokinga SESa
  Non-Intact Intact Yes No Low Middle High
  (N = 121) (N = 385) (N = 195) (N = 311) (N = 177) (N = 151) (N = 178)
Smoking behaviors
- Ever smoked? 46.3b 24.4 54.0b 14.5 37.3b 27.2 24.2
- Currently smoke? 37.2b 22.6 47.7b 12.5 35.0b 23.2 19.7
SHS exposure
- Do you live in a home where in the last 7 days others smoke in your presence? 56.2b 36.4 73.3b 20.9 56.5b 39.1 27.5
- In the last 7 days were you around others who smoked in your presence in places outside your home? 71.1c 47.5 82.6b 34.7 65.0c 46.4 47.2
  1. a Percent of students answering questions in the affirmative (“yes”)
  2. b Correlation is significant at p < 0.01
  3. c Correlation is significant at p < 0.05