The Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS) is an NCI-sponsored survey of tobacco use that has been administered as part of the U.S. Census Bureau's Current Population Survey approximately every 3-4 years since 1992-93. The most recent publicly released data are for the 2018-2019 TUS-CPS (July 2018, January 2019, and May 2019).Tobacco Control Funding Opportunities
- Revised 2018-2019 TUS-CPS Technical Documentation, now with Source & Accuracy Statement
- Revised 2018-2019 TUS-CPS Questionnaire
- 2018-2019 TUS-CPS Data Brief (PDF, 1.5 MB)
- Physician’s Weekly interview with Dr. Maki Inoue-Choi, lead author of June 2020 publication on “Dose-Response Association of Low-Intensity and Nondaily Smoking With Mortality in the United States"
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Frequently Asked Questions
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Data Harmonization Fact Sheet
This fact sheet provides an overview of the harmonized dataset, including information on the harmonization process, what variables were harmonized, and how to use the dataset.
Small Area Estimation PPT
This presentation presents model-based Small Area Estimation techniques for researchers to analyze data below the state level (e.g., county-level).
User Workshops & Webinars
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