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Table 2 Intention to quit smoking and other quitting characteristics for current cigarette and roll your own users in 2018

From: Results from a 2018 cross-sectional survey in Tokyo, Osaka and Sendai to assess tobacco and nicotine product usage after the introduction of heated tobacco products (HTPs) in Japan

Parametern (%)
Intention to quit scale642.0 (100.0%)
 0 = no thought of quitting159.3 (24.8%)
 132.3 (5.0%)
 2 = think I need to consider quitting someday168.6 (26.3%)
 312.7 (2.0%)
 413.4 (2.1%)
 5 = think I should quit but am not quite ready116.4 (18.1%)
 611.5 (1.8%)
 79.9 (1.5%)
 8 = starting to think about how to change my smoking patterns41.5 (6.5%)
 94.8 (0.7%)
 10 = taking action to quit (i.e. cutting down)64.8 (10.1%)
 Missing7.0 (1.1%)
Ever tried to quit 
 No298.4 (46.5%)
 Yes339.6 (52.9%)
 Missing4.0 (0.6%)
When was the last quit attempt (of those who ever tried to quit)339.6 (100.0%)
 < 3 months ago49.5 (14.6%)
 3–6 months ago22.2 (6.5%)
 6–12 months ago22.5 (6.6%)
 > 12 months ago240.1 (70.7%)
 Missing5.3 (1.6%)
How long was the last quit attempt339.6 (100.0%)
 < 1 day48.0 (14.1%)
 1–7 days118.5 (34.9%)
 > 7 days–< 3046.4 (13.7%)
 > 30 days–< 6 months52.0 (15.3%)
 > 6 months–< 1 year25.1 (7.4%)
 ≥ 1 year46.0 (13.5%)
 Missing3.6 (1.1%)
  1. Prevalence is weighted to account for additional participants in the 20–24-year age group