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Publication Abstract

Authors: Pesko MF, Kruger J, Hyland A

Title: Cigarette price minimization strategies used by adults.

Journal: Am J Public Health 102(9):e19-21

Date: 2012 Sep

Abstract: We used multivariate logistic regressions to analyze data from the 2006 to 2007 Tobacco Use Supplement of the Current Population Survey, a nationally representative sample of adults. We explored use of cigarette price minimization strategies, such as purchasing cartons of cigarettes, purchasing in states with lower after-tax cigarette prices, and purchasing on the Internet. Racial/ethnic minorities and persons with low socioeconomic status used these strategies less frequently at last purchase than did White and high-socioeconomic-status respondents.

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