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Research Topics: Menthol and Tobacco

Menthol Cigarette Usea Among U.S. Current Smokers Ages 18+ Years By Educational Attainment, Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey, 2006/07

Menthol use by education

Menthol use by Educational Attainment
(data description for assistive technology)
20% - 0-8 yrs
31% - 9-11 yrs
28% - 12 (HS Graduate)
26% - 13-15 yrs
21% - 16+ yrs

a Menthol cigarette use was assessed by asking respondents to indicate their usual type of cigarette. Only self-respondents were asked to identify their usual type of cigarette. Responses included menthol, non-menthol, and no usual type. Those with missing data to this item were excluded. Data are weighted for the sample design and for the Tobacco Use Supplement self-response.

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Last Updated: November 5, 2009

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