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Where Can I Get the TUS Data, Documentation, & Questionnaires?

TUS-CPS Available for Download

The data and technical documentation for the May and August 2010, January 2011, and May 2010 - May 2011 (Longitudinal Cohort) Tobacco Use Supplements are available for download from the Current Population Survey FTP Page.

The questionnaires for the 2001-2002, 2003, 2006-2007, and 2010-11 Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS) are available for download below in two formats. In addition, for the May 2010-2011 special Longitudinal Cohort TUS-CPS, please see below - "2010-11 TUS-CPS" for the May 2010 baseline questionnaire and "May 2011 Follow-up" for the May 2011 follow-up questionnaire.

For detailed information about the surveys and data sets, refer to the Current Population Survey technical documentation on the US Census Bureau's Web site.

SAS Programs for Creating SAS Datasets

SAS programs for creating a permanent SAS dataset from the ASCII text file are available for some of the public use files. Each program reads all variables from the core and the supplement and creates a SAS dataset containing all the variables.

Order Earlier TUS-CPS Files on CD-ROM

See the Census Bureau's instructions on how to order from the Census Product Catalog. CD-ROMs may be ordered by phone or fax.

To find the Product ID of the CD that you want, see the Census Bureau's tables of contents for Current Population Survey releases, or consult the table below.

TUS-CPS Contents CD Name Product ID
May/August 2006 & January 2007 Current Population Survey Releases in 2008 C9-C08-ALLF-06-US1
Feb., June, & Nov. 2003 Current Population Survey Releases in 2007
(Contains the same data files as the 2006 release, plus updated technical documentation.)
Current Population Survey Releases in 2006 C13-C06-ALLF-06-US1
February 2002 Current Population Survey - 2002 through 2004 All Files CD-ROM C6-C04-ALLF-02-US1
June & November 2001 Current Population Survey 2001 All Files CD-ROM C4-C01-ALLF-06-US1
January & May 2000 Current Population Survey 2000 All Files CD-ROM C4-C00-ALLF-06-US1
1995-1999 Current Population Survey 1994-1999 All Files CD-ROM C5-C99-ALLF-06-US1
1992-1993 Current Population Survey: 1992 and 1993 Tobacco Supplements C1-C93-TOBF-02-US1

Users' Workshop

Guidance on using the TUS-CPS data was provided to participants in the 2009 TUS-CPS Users' Workshop.