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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of respondents

From: Smoking and its treatment in addiction services: Clients’ and staff behaviour and attitudes

(A) Client characteristics % (n)
Sex Total n =156
Female 31 (49)
Male 69 (107)
Age (years) Total n = 152
20-29 12 (18)
30-39 30 (45)
40-49 36 (54)
50-59 18 (28)
60+ 5 (7)
Ethnicity Total n = 163
White 82 (134)
Non-White 18 (29)
Substance Use Total n =163
Alcohol 16 (26)
Heroin/Opiates 37 (60)
Crack/Cocaine 3 (5)
Other 3 (5)
Multiple Substances 31 (51)
Did not specify 10 (16)
(B) Staff characteristics % (n)
Professional Status Total n = 145
Manager 6 (8)
Registered Nurse 17 (25)
Manager and Registered Nurse 2 (3)
Student Nurse 4 (6)
Clinical Psychologist & Consultant Clinical Psychologist 5 (7)
Trainee/Assistant Psychologist 4 (6)
Training & Non-training Grade Doctor 3 (5)
Consultant Psychiatrist/Physician 1 (2)
Healthcare Assistant 6 (8)
Substance misuse worker/practitioner/key worker 17 (25)
Trainee & Qualified Counsellor 6 (9)
Admin and Support 14 (20)
Clinical Other 11 (16)
Non-Clinical Other 3 (5)
Area of interest Total n = 145
Drugs 15 (22)
Alcohol 3 (4)
Tobacco 3 (4)
Drugs and Alcohol 38 (55)
Tobacco and Alcohol 1 (2)
Tobacco and Drugs 0 (0)
Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco 21 (31)
None 19 (27)