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2006-07 TUS-CPS Data, Table 1

Table 1. 2006-07 Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS):

Smoking Status - Percentage Estimates (95% Confidence Intervals) of the US Household Population, 18 Years and Over*: Self and Proxy Respondents
  Current %
(CI)
Everyday %
(CI)
Some Days %
(CI)
Former %
(CI)
Never %
(CI)
Population size
(denominator)
Sample size
(denominator)
Total 17.7
(17.5-17.9)
14.3
(14.1-14.5)
3.4
(3.3-3.5)
18.9
(18.7-19.1)
63.4
(63.1-63.6)
218,825,454 227,428
Sex:
Male 20.1
(19.7-20.4)
16.2
(15.9-16.4)
3.9
(3.8-4.0)
21.6
(21.3-21.9)
58.3
(57.9-58.7)
105,399,656 106,792
Female 15.5
(15.3-15.8)
12.6
(12.4-12.8)
2.9
(2.8-3.0)
16.4
(16.1-16.7)
68.1
(67.7-68.4)
113,425,798 120,636
Region:
Northeast 15.9
(15.4-16.5)
12.9
(12.4-13.4)
3.1
(2.9-3.3)
20.4
(20.0-20.9)
63.6
(62.9-64.3)
40,879,815 45,800
Midwest 20.7
(20.2-21.3)
17.2
(16.7-17.7)
3.5
(3.3-3.7)
20.4
(19.9-20.8)
58.9
(58.2-59.6)
48,843,442 54,050
South 18.8
(18.4-19.2)
15.3
(15.0-15.7)
3.5
(3.3-3.6)
17.6
(17.3-18.0)
63.6
(63.0-64.1)
79,244,333 71,164
West 14.5
(14.1-14.9)
11
(10.7-11.5)
3.5
(3.3-3.6)
18.3
(17.8-18.7)
67.2
(66.7-67.8)
49,857,865 56,414
Race/Ethnicity:
White (NH) 19.2
(18.9-19.5)
16.1
(15.8-16.4)
3.1
(3.1-3.2)
22.6
(22.3-22.8)
58.2
(57.8-58.6)
152,106,736 169,954
Black (NH) 16.9
(16.3-17.5)
12.8
(12.2-13.4)
4.1
(3.8-4.4)
11.1
(10.5-11.6)
72.1
(71.3-72.8)
24,562,971 19,250
Hispanic 12.1
(11.6-12.6)
7.7
(7.3-8.0)
4.4
(4.1-4.8)
10
(9.5-10.5)
77.9
(77.2-78.6)
28,529,014 23,510
American Indian/Alaska Native (NH) 29.3
(24.7-34.5)
22.1
(18.0-26.9)
7.2
(5.9-8.8)
15.8
(13.0-19.0)
54.9
(47.9-61.7)
1,072,939 1,851
Asian/Pacific Islander (NH) 9.4
(8.6-10.2)
7.1
(6.4-7.8)
2.3
(2.0-2.6)
8.5
(7.9-9.2)
82.1
(81.1-83.1)
10,106,412 9,406
2 or more races (NH) 26.8
(24.8-28.8)
22.3
(20.4-24.3)
4.4
(3.7-5.4)
19.4
(17.9-20.8)
53.9
(51.8-55.9)
2,447,383 3,457
Age:
18-24 17.9
(17.3-18.5)
13.4
(12.9-13.9)
4.5
(4.2-4.9)
5
(4.7-5.3)
77.1
(76.4-77.7)
27,844,437 25,441
25-44 20.4
(20.0-20.7)
16.1
(15.8-16.4)
4.3
(4.1-4.4)
12.3
(12.0-12.6)
67.3
(66.9-67.7)
81,402,535 80,772
45-64 19.3
(18.9-19.6)
16.3
(15.9-16.6)
3
(2.9-3.1)
23.7
(23.3-24.1)
57
(56.6-57.4)
74,138,637 80,610
65+ 8.2
(7.9-8.5)
6.7
(6.5-7.0)
1.4
(1.3-1.6)
34.9
(34.3-35.5)
56.9
(56.3-57.5)
35,439,845 40,605
Education§:
< 12 years 22.5
(21.9-23.1)
18.8
(18.2-19.3)
3.7
(3.5-4.0)
18.2
(17.7-18.7)
59.3
(58.6-60.0)
27,345,638 27,052
12 years (HS) 23.1
(22.7-23.6)
19.8
(19.4-20.2)
3.3
(3.2-3.5)
21.5
(21.1-22.0)
55.3
(54.8-55.9)
59,044,069 63,427
13-15 years 19.3
(18.9-19.7)
15.6
(15.3-16.0)
3.7
(3.5-3.8)
23.2
(22.7-23.6)
57.5
(57.0-58.1)
48,864,053 52,667
16+ years 8.1
(7.9-8.4)
5.6
(5.4-5.8)
2.5
(2.4-2.7)
19.7
(19.4-20.1)
72.2
(71.7-72.6)
55,727,257 58,841

* Based on the 2006-07 TUS-CPS questions: a) Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life? and b) Do you now smoke cigarettes every day, some days, or not at all? Current smoking is therefore represented as the sum of Everyday and Some-day smoking. Former smokers are defined as those who have smoked 100 or more cigarettes, but who were no longer smoking at the time of the interview, and Never smokers were defined as those who had smoked less than 100 cigarettes in their lifetime.

† Current = Every Day + Some Days

‡ In the 2006-07 CPS, multiple races were allowed. Here "White" equals non-Hispanic, only White race reported; "Black" equals non-Hispanic, only Black race reported; "American Indian/Alaska Native" equals non-Hispanic, only American Indian/Alaska Native race reported; "Asian/Pacific Islander" equals non-Hispanic, only Asian/Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander race reported; "2 or more races reported" equals non-Hispanic, 2 or more races reported. Note more than half of this last category is composed of non-Hispanic American Indian/Alaska Natives also reporting one or more other races. Also, non-Hispanic Asian/Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islanders reporting some other race(s) make up the next largest subcategory within this grouping (mainly the Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islanders).

§ For analysis involving educational level, only respondents 25 or older are included, as many respondents between 18 and 24 have not yet completed formal education/training.

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