1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

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Discussion

Table 8.1 Percentage Reporting Cigarette Use in Their Lifetime, by Age Group and Demographic Characteristics: 1997 Note: Due to improved procedures implemented in 1994, these estimates are not comparable with those presented in NHSDA Main Findings prior to 1994.

N/A: Not applicable.

1 The category "other" for race/ethnicity is not included.
2 Data on adult education are not applicable for youths aged 12 to 17. Total refers to adults aged 18 or older (unweighted n=16,661).
3 Data on current employment are not applicable for youths aged 12 to 17. Total refers to adults aged 18 or older (unweighted n=16,661).
4 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1997.

Table 8.2 Percentage Reporting Cigarette Use in the Past Year, by Age Group and Demographic Characteristics: 1997

Note: Due to improved procedures implemented in 1994, these estimates are not comparable with those presented in NHSDA Main Findings prior to 1994.

N/A: Not applicable.

1 The category "other" for race/ethnicity is not included.
2 Data on adult education are not applicable for youths aged 12 to 17. Total refers to adults aged 18 or older (unweighted n=16,661).
3 Data on current employment are not applicable for youths aged 12 to 17. Total refers to adults aged 18 or older (unweighted n=16,661).
4 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1997.

Table 8.3 Percentage Reporting Cigarette Use in the Past Month, by Age Group and Demographic Characteristics: 1997

Note: Due to improved procedures implemented in 1994, these estimates are not comparable with those presented in NHSDA Main Findings prior to 1994.

N/A: Not applicable.

1 The category "other" for race/ethnicity is not included.
2 Data on adult education are not applicable for youths aged 12 to 17. Total refers to adults aged 18 or older (unweighted n=16,661).
3 Data on current employment are not applicable for youths aged 12 to 17. Total refers to adults aged 18 or older (unweighted n=16,661).
4 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1997.

Table 8.4 Percentage Reporting Cigarette Use in Their Lifetime, the Past Year, and the Past Month, by Age: 1997

Note: Due to improved procedures implemented in 1994, these estimates are not comparable with those presented in NHSDA Main Findings prior to 1994.
Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1997.

Table 8.5 Percentage Reporting Cigarette Use in Their Lifetime, the Past Year, and the Past Month, by Age Group, Race/Ethnicity, and Gender: 1997

Note: Due to improved procedures implemented in 1994, these estimates are not comparable with those presented in NHSDA Main Findings prior to 1994.

1 The category "other" for race/ethnicity is not included.

Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1997.

Table 8.6 Percentage Distribution of Levels of Past Month Cigarette Use, by Demographic Characteristics: 1997

Note 1: Due to improved procedures implemented in 1994, these estimates are not comparable with those presented in NHSDA Main Findings prior to 1994.
Note 2: Only past month cigarette users who reported the number of cigarettes they smoked per day during the past 30 days are included in this table. Thus, the actual unweighted n's are smaller than appear in Table 1.1 because of offering patterns of nonresponse for the question on cigarettes per day.

1 Less than a pack a day is defined as averaging 15 cigarettes or fewer per day in the past month. A pack a day or more is defined as averaging 16 or more cigarettes per day in the past month.
2 The category "other" for race/ethnicity is not included.
3 Data on adult education are not applicable for youths aged 12 to 17. Total refers to adults aged 18 or older (unweighted n=16,468).
4 Data on current employment are not applicable for youths aged 12 to 17. Total refers to adults aged 18 or older (unweighted n=16,468).
5 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."

Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1997.
 

Table 8.7 Percentage Reporting Use of Selected Drugs in the Past Month, by Age Group and Cigarette Use in the Past Month: 1997

Note: Due to improved procedures implemented in 1994, these estimates are not comparable with those presented in NHSDA Main Findings prior to 1994.
1 Includes respondents who reported never using cigarettes, as well as those who reported previous but not past month use.
2 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type stimulant, sedative, tranquilizer, or analgesic; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
3 Use of marijuana or hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or nonmedical use of psychotherapeutics at least once.
Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1997.

Table 8.8 Percentage Reporting Smokeless Tobacco Use in Their Lifetime, by Age Group and Demographic Characteristics: 1997

Note: Due to improved procedures implemented in 1994, these estimates are not comparable with those presented in NHSDA Main Findings prior to 1994.

N/A: Not applicable.

1 The category "other" for race/ethnicity is not included.
2 Data on adult education are not applicable for youths aged 12 to 17. Total refers to adults aged 18 or older (unweighted n=16,661).
3 Data on current employment are not applicable for youths aged 12 to 17. Total refers to adults aged 18 or older (unweighted n=16,661).
4 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1997.

Table 8.9 Percentage Reporting Smokeless Tobacco Use in the Past Year, by Age Group and Demographic Characteristics: 1997

Note: Due to improved procedures implemented in 1994, these estimates are not comparable with those presented in NHSDA Main Findings prior to 1994.

N/A: Not applicable.

1 The category "other" for race/ethnicity is not included.
2 Data on adult education are not applicable for youths aged 12 to 17. Total refers to adults aged 18 or older (unweighted n=16,661).
3 Data on current employment are not applicable for youths aged 12 to 17. Total refers to adults aged 18 or older (unweighted n=16,661).
4 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1997.

Table 8.10 Percentage Reporting Smokeless Tobacco Use in the Past Month, by Age Group and Demographic Characteristics: 1997

Note: Due to improved procedures implemented in 1994, these estimates are not comparable with those presented in NHSDA Main Findings prior to 1994.

N/A: Not applicable.

1 The category "other" for race/ethnicity is not included.
2 Data on adult education are not applicable for youths aged 12 to 17. Total refers to adults aged 18 or older (unweighted n=16,661).
3 Data on current employment are not applicable for youths aged 12 to 17. Total refers to adults aged 18 or older (unweighted n=16,661).
4 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1997.

Table 8.11 Percentage Reporting Smokeless Tobacco Use in Their Lifetime, the Past Year, and the Past Month, by Age Group, Race/Ethnicity, and Gender: 1997

Note: Due to improved procedures implemented in 1994, these estimates are not comparable with those presented in NHSDA Main Findings prior to 1994.

*Low precision; no estimate reported.

1 The category "other" for race/ethnicity is not included.

Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1997.

Table 8.12 Percentage Reporting Cigar Use in Their Lifetime, by Age Group and Demographic Characteristics: 1997

Note: Estimates in this table are based on reports of cigar use collected on a "non-core" section of the NHSDA questionnaire.

N/A: Not applicable.

1 The category "other" for race/ethnicity is not included.
2 Data on adult education are not applicable for youths aged 12 to 17. Total refers to adults aged 18 or older (unweighted n=16,661).
3 Data on current employment are not applicable for youths aged 12 to 17. Total refers to adults aged 18 or older (unweighted n=16,661).
4 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1997.

Table 8.13 Percentage Reporting Cigar Use in the Past Month, by Age Group and Demographic Characteristics: 1997

Note: Estimates in this table are based on reports of cigar use collected on a "non-core" section of the NHSDA questionnaire.

N/A: Not applicable.

1 The category "other" for race/ethnicity is not included.
2 Data on adult education are not applicable for youths aged 12 to 17. Total refers to adults aged 18 or older (unweighted n=16,661).
3 Data on current employment are not applicable for youths aged 12 to 17. Total refers to adults aged 18 or older (unweighted n=16,661).
4 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1997.

Table 8.14 Percentage Reporting Cigar Use in Their Lifetime and the Past Month, by Age Group, Race/Ethnicity, and Gender: 1997

Note: Estimates in this table are based on reports of cigar use collected on a "non-core" section of the NHSDA questionnaire. Information about use of cigars in the past year (but less recently than the past month) was not collected.

1 The category "other" for race/ethnicity is not included.

Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1997.

Table 8.15 Percentage Reporting Use of Selected Drugs in the Past Month, by Age Group and Cigar Use in the Past Month: 1997

Note: Estimates in this table are based on reports of cigar use collected on a "non-core" section of the NHSDA questionnaire.
1 Includes respondents who reported never using cigars, as well as those who reported previous but not past month use.
2 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type stimulant, sedative, tranquilizer, or analgesic; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
2 Use of marijuana or hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or nonmedical use of psychotherapeutics at least once.
Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1997.

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