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Table 3 Descriptive statistics.

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

  Smoking Alcohol
Variables Mean S.D Mean S.D
Quantity 12.845 0.099 0.617 0.007
High strain 0.372 0.005 0.314 0.003
Medium strain 0.231 0.005 0.235 0.003
Low strain 0.397 0.006 0.412 0.003
Male 0.554 0.006 0.533 0.003
Female 0.446 0.006 0.467 0.003
Married 0.540 0.006 0.628 0.003
Separated 0.144 0.004 0.102 0.002
Single 0.316 0.005 0.269 0.003
Less secondary 0.152 0.004 0.096 0.002
Secondary 0.171 0.004 0.135 0.002
Some postsecondary 0.313 0.005 0.283 0.003
postsecondary 0.364 0.005 0.485 0.003
Age 18-29 0.294 0.005 0.249 0.003
Age 30-44 0.363 0.005 0.359 0.003
Age 45-65 0.343 0.005 0.392 0.003
Low income 0.047 0.002 0.030 0.001
Low middle income 0.150 0.004 0.108 0.002
High middle income 0.354 0.005 0.320 0.003
High income 0.375 0.005 0.475 0.003
Household size 2.900 0.015 3.067 0.008
Non immigrant 0.897 0.003 0.857 0.002
immigrant 0.103 0.003 0.142 0.002
No ban 0.138 0.004 - -
Partial ban 0.367 0.005 - -
Full ban 0.492 0.006 - -
Social support 4.192 0.022 4.014 0.012
HUI 0.907 0.002 0.923 0.001
Newfoundland 0.015 0.001 0.016 0.001
Prince Edward 0.006 0.001 0.005 0.000
Nova Scotia 0.033 0.002 0.030 0.001
New Brunswick 0.023 0.002 0.022 0.001
Quebec 0.265 0.005 0.257 0.003
Ontario 0.369 0.005 0.372 0.003
Manitoba 0.035 0.002 0.035 0.001
Saskatchewan 0.034 0.002 0.032 0.001
Alberta 0.119 0.004 0.109 0.002
British Colombia 0.103 0.003 0.116 0.002
Mechanical 0.221 0.005 0.191 0.002
Trade 0.216 0.005 0.193 0.002
Professional 0.123 0.004 0.143 0.002
Managerial 0.143 0.004 0.172 0.002
Health 0.085 0.003 0.113 0.002
Service 0.167 0.004 0.144 0.002
Farm 0.040 0.002 0.040 0.001
N 7880   27063  
  1. The statistics are weighted using the NPHS sampling weights.