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Table 4. 1998-199 Tobacco Use Supplement, Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS):

Estimates of cigarette quitting and quit attempts in the US household population, 25 years and older.

Those smoking everyday one year previously who at the time of the TUS-CPS interview --

  Had any cessation activity in the past year, including quitting* (%) Had quit smoking for 3+ months* (%) Population Size (thousands) Sample Size
Total 36.6 5.0 31,569 29,284
Male 36.2 5.0 16,874 13,968
Female 37.0 5.0 14,695 15,316
Region:
Northeast 37.9 4.9 6,088 5,993
Midwest 35.5 4.5 8,065 7,532
South 34.9 4.6 11,847 9,665
West 40.4 6.6 5,570 6,094
Race/Ethnicity:
White 36.0 5.2 25,332 24,740
Black 39.4 4.0 3,472 2,433
American Indian / Alaska Native 34.8 4.3 380 428
Asian / Pacific Islander 38.8 4.3 637 478
Hispanic 38.4 4.7 1,748 1,205
Age:
25-44 38.5 4.5 17,331 15,467
45-64 34.6 5.2 11,413 10,845
65+ 32.8 7.2 2,824 2,972
Education:
<12 years 31.9 4.1 6,243 5,612
12 years 35.1 4.4 13,133 12,341
13-15 years 40.2 5.6 8,365 7,866
16+ years 41.4 7.2 3,828 3,465

*See text preceding table for definitions of quitting behavior.

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Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014