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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study participants

From: Atomoxetine treatment for nicotine withdrawal: a pilot double-blind, placebo-controlled, fixed-dose study in adult smokers

Characteristics Atomoxetine group (N = 9; 52.9%) Placebo group (N = 8; 47.1%) P value
Age, years:    
Mean (SD) 40.9 (11.9) 43 (9.9) 0.699a
Range 25 to 57 31 to 58  
Gender, n (%):    
Male 5 (55.6%) 3 (37.5%) 0.637b
Female 4 (44.5%) 5 (62.5%)  
Ethnicity, n (%):    
White 8 (88.9%) 7 (87.5%) 1.000
Otherc 1(11.1%) 1 (12.5%)  
Education, n (%):    
High school 2 (22.2%) 0 (0%) 0.471
College/university 7 (77.8%) 8 (100%)  
Occupation, n (%):    
Student/unemployed 3 (33.3%) 1 (12.5%) 0.576
Employed 6 (66.7%) 7 (87.5%)  
Income, n (%):    
Low/moderate 7 (77.8) 7 (87.5%) 1.000
High 2 (22.2%) 1 (12.5%)  
Marital status, n (%):    
Married/common law 5 (55.6%) 1 (12.5%) 0.131
Single/divorced 4 (44.5%) 7 (87.5%)  
  1. aThe t test was used to compare the means ages of both groups.
  2. bThe Fisher's exact test for used to compare the proportions.
  3. cThe other subgroup incorporates the following ethnicities: one Asian in the atomoxetine group and one Métis individual in the placebo group.