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Table 2 Variables definition

From: The effect of job stress on smoking and alcohol consumption

Variable Definition
Quantity(cigarette) Daily number of cigarette smoked
Quantity(alcohol) Daily number of drinks
Low strain = 1 if job strain score belongs to the first quantile, 0 otherwise
Medium strain = 1 if job strain score belongs to the second quantile, 0 otherwise
High strain = 1 if job strain score belongs to the third quantile, 0 otherwise
Real cigarette tax = Real excise cigarette tax per carton
Trend = Linear year trend
Male = 1 if gender is male, 0 otherwise
Female = 1 if gender is female, 0 otherwise
Married = 1 if married/living with a partner/common-law, 0 otherwise
Separated = 1 if widowed/separated/divorced, 0 otherwise
Single = 1 if never married, 0 otherwise (base category)
Less than secondary = 1 if education is less than secondary, 0 otherwise
secondary = 1 if education is secondary, 0 otherwise
Some post secondary = 1 if education is some post secondary, 0 otherwise
Post secondary = 1 if education is post secondary, 0 otherwise
Age 18-29 = 1 if aged 18-29 years, 0 otherwise
Age 30-44 = 1 if aged 30-44 years, 0 otherwise
Age 45-65 = 1 if aged 45-65 years, 0 otherwise
Low income = 1 if household income is in low income group, 0 otherwise
Low middle income = 1 if household income is in middle low income group, 0 otherwise
High middle income = 1 if household income is in middle high income group, 0 otherwise
High income = 1 if household income in high income group, 0 otherwise
Household size = Number of people living in a household
Non immigrant = 1 if country of birth is Canada, 0 otherwise
Immigrant = 1 if country of birth is not Canada, 0 otherwise
No ban = 1 if there is no workplace restrictions on smoking,0 otherwise
Partial ban = 1 if smoking is allowed in designated areas,0 otherwise
Full ban = 1 if there is full workplace restrictions on smoking,0 otherwise
Social support Social support score, indicating the social support available to the respondent at his/her main job in the past 12 months.
HUI Health utility index
Newfoundland = 1 if province of residence is Newfoundland, 0 otherwise
Prince Edward = 1 if province of residence is Prince Edward, 0 otherwise
Nova Scotia = 1 if province of residence is Nova Scotia, 0 otherwise
New Brunswick = 1 if province of residence is New Brunswick, 0 otherwise
Quebec = 1 if province of residence is Quebec, 0 otherwise
Ontario = 1 if province of residence is Ontario, 0 otherwise
Manitoba = 1 if province of residence is Manitoba, 0 otherwise
Saskatchewan = 1 if province of residence is Saskatchewan, 0 otherwise
Alberta = 1 if province of residence is Alberta, 0 otherwise
British Columbia = 1 if province of residence is British Columbia, 0 otherwise
Mechanical = 1 if individual's job belong to mechanical occupations,0 otherwise
Trade = 1 if individual's job belong to trade occupations,0 otherwise
professional = 1 if individual's job belong to professional occupations,0 otherwise
managerial = 1 if individual's job belong to managerial occupations,0 otherwise
Health = 1 if individual's job belong to health occupations,0 otherwise
Service = 1 if individual's job belong to services occupations,0 otherwise
Farm = 1 if individual's job belong to farm occupations,0 otherwise