Table 5. 2003 Tobacco Use Special Cessation Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUSCS-CPS)
Various Unique Items in the TUSCS-CPS - Percentage and Mean Estimates (95% Confidence Intervals) of the US Household Population, 18 Years and Older.
|Menthol Cigarette Use*|
|Light, Mild and Ultra Light Cigarette Use*|
|First Cigarette Within 30 Minutes†|
|Health Professional Advice to Quit§|
|In Bars and Cocktail Lounges, Smoking Should Not Be Allowed At All|||
|Average Price Paid for Last Pack of Cigarettes#|
* Current everyday and some days smokers.
† Current everyday smokers. For total and gender-specific, median time to first cigarette equals 30 minutes; 25th percentile equals 10 minutes; 75th percentile equals 60 minutes.
‡ Among current everyday cigarette smokers who stopped smoking for one day or longer in the past 12 months, we assess use of nicotine patch, nicotine gum, nasal spray, inhaler and/or lozenge on the last quit attempt.
§ Advice in the past 12 months by doctor, dentist, nurse or other health professional to quit among current everyday and some days cigarette smokers who have seen a health professional in the past 12 months.
|| In bars and cocktail lounges, do you think that smoking should be allowed in all areas, allowed in some areas or not allowed at all?
# Current everyday and some days smokers reporting usual purchase by the pack in dollars (medians are slightly lower, e.g., median for total is $3.45); if we also include purchases by the carton the average total cost per pack is somewhat lower -- $3.19 total, $3.23 for males, and $3.15 for females (medians are slightly lower, e.g., median for total is $3.00).