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Table 1 Background characteristics of the respondents

From: Does receipt of 5As services have implications for patients’ satisfaction in India?

Background Characteristics (Total = 702) n (%)
Age, in years (median, IQR) 36 (28 – 48)
Sex  
 Female 56 (8)
 Male 646 (92)
Education  
 No education 181 (25.8)
 Less than primary 199 (28.4)
 Primary but less than secondary 213 (30.3)
 Secondary and above 109 (15.5)
Socio-economic status  
 Below poverty line 515 (73.4)
 Above poverty line 187 (26.6)
Number of visits to a physician in the past 12 months  
 1 or 2 visits 293 (41.7)
 3 to 5 visits 343 (48.9)
 6 visits or greater 66 (9.4)
Patient reported receipt of:  
 Advise 690 (98.3)
 Assess 646 (92)
 Assist 643 (91.6)
 Arrange 516 (73.5)
Satisfaction with tobacco cessation counseling  
 Not satisfied 173 (24.6)
 Satisfied 529 (75.4)
Intention to quit  
 No 226 (32.2)
 Yes 476 (67.8)
Recommendation of tobacco cessation services  
 No 154 (21.9)
 Yes 548 (78.1)