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Table 1 Participant characteristics of stakeholders who participated in interviews (n = 34)

From: “I know it’s bad for me and yet I do it”: exploring the factors that perpetuate smoking in Aboriginal Health Workers - a qualitative study

  Aboriginal Health Workers Health Service Personnel (Managers, Supervisors, Nursing staff) Tobacco Control Personnel All
Participants 23 9 2 34
Gender (M/F) 10/13 3/6 2/0 15/19
Location     
     Metropolitan 9 2 1 12
     Rural 13 6 1 20
     Remote 1 1 0 2
Ethnicity     
     Aboriginal 23 3 2 28
     Other 0 6 0 6
Smoking History     
     Never Smoked 1 5 0 6
     Ex-smoker     
          Action 3 0 0 3
          Maintenance 6 0 2 8
     Current smoker     
     Precontemplation 3 0 0 3
          Contemplation 7 3 0 10
          Preparation 3 1 0 4