Variable Total
N = 103
N (%) or
Mean (SD)
Smokers
N = 43
N (%) or
Mean (SD)
Nonsmokers
N = 60
N (%) or
Mean (SD)
p
Age (SD) 21.36 (4.48) 21.44 (3.29) 21.30 (5.19) .88
Female (%) 48 (46.6%) 13 (30.2%) 35 (58.3%) .004
White (%) 55 (53.4%) 20 (46.5%) 35 (58.3%) .16
Lives off-campus (%) 78 (75.7%) 58 (81.7) 20 (62.5) .04
Number of 5 closest friends that smoke (SD) 2.13 (2.45) 3.00 (1.58) 1.50 (2.76) .002
At least one parent smokes (%) 47 (45.6) 23 (53.5%) 24 (40.0%) .23
Smoker living in home (%) 40 (38.8%) 19 (44.2%) 21(35.0%) .23
Days used alcohol in the past 30 days (SD) 8.32 (7.41) 11.44 (7.09) 6.08 (6.86) <.001
Used marijuana in the past 30 days (%) 26 (25.2%) 56 (78.9) 9 (28.1) <.001
Receptivity to Public Policies      
Receptivity to ban in all public places (SD) b 2.67 (0.63) 2.44 (.121) 2.83 (.054) <.001
Receptivity to smoke-free workplaces (SD) b 2.73 (0.55) 2.49 (.107) 2.90 (.039) <.001
Receptivity to smoke-free restaurants (SD) b 2.44 (0.92) 2.09 (.16) 2.68 (.09) <.001
Receptivity to smoke-free bars (SD) b 1.84 (1.14) 1.19 (1.13) 2.32 (.873) <.001
Receptivity to Campus Policies      
Receptivity to current campus policies (SD) b 1.92 (0.70) 2.21 (.60) 1.72 (.69) <.001
Receptivity to complete campus ban (SD) b 1.78 (1.16) .98 (1.10) 2.35 (.820) <.001
Private Restrictions      
Complete home restrictions (%) 69 (67.0) 26 (60.5%) 43 (71.7%) .23
Complete car restrictions (%) 76 (73.8) 24 (55.8%) 52 (86.7%) <.001
aAmong smokers.
bOn a four-point scale, with higher scores indicating greater receptivity.
Table 1: Bivariate analyses examining differences between current smokers and nonsmokers among the survey participants.
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