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2006-07 TUS-CPS Data, Table 5

Table 5. 2006-07 Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS):

Various Unique Items in the TUS-CPS - Percentage and Mean Estimates (95% Confidence Intervals) of the US Household Population, 18 Years and Older
Topic Percent (CI) Population size
(denominator)
Sample size
(denominator)
Usual Cigarette Type is Menthol*
Total 26.6
(25.9-27.3)
40,067,699 31,117
Male 22.2
(21.3-23.0)
21,580,650 14,929
Female 31.8
(30.8-32.8)
18,487,049 16,188
First Cigarette Within 30 Minutes of Waking Up
Total 60.2
(59.4-61.1)
31,871,660 25,048
Male 61.5
(60.3-62.6)
17,040,136 12,010
Female 58.8
(57.7-59.9)
14,831,524 13,038
Used Telephone Help Line or Quit Line During Last 12 Months
Total 2.8
(2.4-3.1)
16,378,454 12,783
Male 2.3
(1.8-2.8)
8,500,100 5,823
Female 3.3
(2.9-3.8)
7,878,355 6,960
Received Doctor Advice to Quit§
Total 65.1
(64.3-66.0)
26,376,505 21,217
Male 63.9
(62.6-65.3)
12,590,911 9,039
Female 66.2
(65.2-67.1)
13,785,594 12,178
Received Dentist Advice to Quit§
Total 34.9
(33.9-36.0)
18,304,033 14,400
Male 37.8
(36.4-39.2)
8,976,907 6,231
Female 32.2
(31.0-33.5)
9,327,126 8,169
Average Price Paid for Last Pack of Cigarettes#
Total 4.17
(4.12-4.22)
24,974,916 18,647
Male 4.20
(4.13-4.27)
13,930,527 9,270
Female 4.14
(4.08-4.21)
11,044,389 9,377

* Current everyday and some day smokers.

† Current everyday smokers.

‡ Among current smokers who tried to stop smoking anytime during the past 12 months, we assess any use of a quit line.

§ Advice in the past 12 months by medical doctor/ dentist to quit smoking among current everyday and some day cigarette smokers who have seen a medical doctor/dentist in the past 12 months.

# price of pack (in dollars) of last purchase of cigarettes by the pack among current everyday and some day smokers reporting usually purchase own cigarettes by the pack.

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