Table 1

Selected characteristics of respondents included in the analysis of the JSC Uralasbest tobacco survey

Respondents’ characteristicsAll N (%)By sex N (%)
n=7425Men
(n=3692)
Women (n=3733)
Birth year
 ≤19401560 (21.0)491 (13.3)1069 (28.6)
 1941–19501478 (19.9)644 (17.4)834 (22.3)
 1951–19601810 (24.4)821 (22.2)989 (26.5)
 1961–1970963 (13.0)563 (15.2)400 (10.7)
 1971–1980785 (10.6)514 (13.9)271 (7.3)
 ≥1981829 (11.2)659 (17.8)170 (4.6)
Active or retired workers
 Active workers2993 (40.3)2096 (56.8)897 (24.0)
 Retired workers4432 (59.7)1596 (43.2)2836 (76.0)
Mode of data collection
 Meeting3823 (51.5)2436 (66.0)1387 (37.2)
 Telephone1582 (21.3)691 (18.7)891 (23.9)
 Home2020 (27.2)565 (15.3)1455 (39.0)
Linked to Asbest Chrysotile Cohort*
 No2842 (38.3)1612 (43.7)1230 (32.9)
 Yes4583 (61.7)2080 (56.3)2503 (67.1)
Smoking status
 Never4636 (62.4)1244 (33.7)3392 (90.9)
 Ever2789 (37.6)2448 (66.3)341 (9.1)
Average number of cigarettes smoked per day (among ever-smokers)
 ≤10761 (27.3)634 (25.9)127 (37.2)
 >101422 (51.0)1355 (55.4)67 (19.6)
 Missing606 (21.7)459 (18.7)147 (43.2)
  • *Survey participants identified themselves by putting their full name on the questionnaire allowing linkage to the Asbest Chrysotile Cohort.

  • JSC, joint stock company.