Table 1

Characteristics of Inuvialuit women of childbearing age by smoking status
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

HS, high school.

Fisher exact test was used.

*Based on World Health Organization classification [27].

Numbers and percentages might not add up to the total n as a result of missing responses.

Kolahdooz et al.

Kolahdooz et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:27   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-27

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