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1998 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse:  Population Estimates

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Cigarette - Race/Ethnicity

Table 14B. Cigarette Use by Age Group and Gender for White, Non-Hispanics, in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

Ever Used

 

Used Past Year

 

Used Past Month

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

39.7

(37.4

-

42.0)

 

26.9

(24.8

-

29.1)

 

20.5

(18.5

-

22.6)

    18-25

74.9

(71.7

-

77.9)

 

52.7

(49.7

-

55.7)

 

46.9

(43.8

-

50.1)

    26-34

76.8

(74.2

-

79.2)

 

38.4

(35.8

-

41.1)

 

34.1

(31.5

-

36.8)

    $35

77.6

(75.5

-

79.7)

 

25.7

(24.0

-

27.6)

 

24.1

(22.3

-

25.9)

GENDER

                           

    Male

77.8

(76.0

-

79.5)

 

31.9

(29.7

-

34.2)

 

28.9

(26.7

-

31.1)

    Female

69.8

(67.3

-

72.1)

 

29.8

(28.0

-

31.6)

 

26.9

(25.2

-

28.7)

                             

TOTAL

73.6

(71.9

-

75.3)

 

30.8

(29.3

-

32.4)

 

27.9

(26.4

-

29.4)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

6,036

(5,687

-

6,393)

 

4,089

(3,770

-

4,425)

 

3,115

(2,817

-

3,436)

    18-25

14,051

(13,451

-

14,605)

 

9,883

(9,327

-

10,437)

 

8,799

(8,213

-

9,390)

    26-34

18,271

(17,650

-

18,846)

 

9,139

(8,524

-

9,770)

 

8,106

(7,494

-

8,742)

    $35

80,924

(78,654

-

83,047)

 

26,838

(25,019

-

28,741)

 

25,104

(23,298

-

27,003)

GENDER

                           

    Male

60,912

(59,493

-

62,252)

 

25,014

(23,290

-

26,804)

 

22,610

(20,931

-

24,366)

    Female

58,371

(56,355

-

60,300)

 

24,935

(23,448

-

26,476)

 

22,514

(21,086

-

24,002)

                             

TOTAL

119,282

(116,437

-

122,011)

 

49,949

(47,532

-

52,433)

 

45,124

(42,772

-

47,554)

Table 14C. Cigarette Use by Age Group and Gender for Hispanics in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

Ever Used

 

Used Past Year

 

Used Past Month

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

32.3

(29.5

-

35.2)

 

20.4

(18.0

-

23.0)

 

15.1

(12.9

-

17.6)

    18-25

60.0

(57.3

-

62.6)

 

37.7

(35.0

-

40.5)

 

31.5

(29.0

-

34.3)

    26-34

60.7

(56.9

-

64.4)

 

29.4

(26.4

-

32.6)

 

25.4

(22.7

-

28.4)

    $35

64.5

(61.1

-

67.7)

 

29.3

(26.2

-

32.7)

 

27.0

(24.0

-

30.3)

GENDER

                           

    Male

69.5

(66.8

-

71.9)

 

35.4

(32.6

-

38.3)

 

31.4

(28.6

-

34.4)

    Female

47.1

(44.3

-

49.8)

 

23.5

(21.3

-

25.9)

 

20.0

(18.0

-

22.2)

                             

TOTAL

58.4

(56.3

-

60.5)

 

29.6

(27.7

-

31.5)

 

25.8

(24.1

-

27.6)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

1,002

(916

-

1,093)

 

634

(560

-

714)

 

469

(400

-

546)

    18-25

2,347

(2,242

-

2,450)

 

1,474

(1,370

-

1,582)

 

1,234

(1,132

-

1,340)

    26-34

2,835

(2,657

-

3,007)

 

1,375

(1,235

-

1,523)

 

1,187

(1,059

-

1,325)

    $35

6,866

(6,504

-

7,213)

 

3,123

(2,789

-

3,479)

 

2,875

(2,551

-

3,224)

GENDER

                           

    Male

7,866

(7,570

-

8,148)

 

4,011

(3,696

-

4,338)

 

3,560

(3,244

-

3,891)

    Female

5,185

(4,885

-

5,487)

 

2,594

(2,351

-

2,854)

 

2,205

(1,984

-

2,443)

                             

TOTAL

13,050

(12,577

-

13,517)

 

6,605

(6,194

-

7,032)

 

5,764

(5,378

-

6,168)

* Low precision; no estimate reported.

Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1998

Cigarette - Race/Ethnicity

Table 14D. Cigarette Use by Age Group and Gender for Black, Non-Hispanics, in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

Ever Used

 

Used Past Year

 

Used Past Month

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

26.1

(23.2

-

29.2)

 

16.2

(13.7

-

19.1)

 

13.7

(11.6

-

16.2)

    18-25

54.1

(50.7

-

57.5)

 

34.3

(31.1

-

37.7)

 

30.7

(28.0

-

33.5)

    26-34

63.5

(59.8

-

67.0)

 

33.1

(29.6

-

36.7)

 

31.5

(28.1

-

35.1)

    $35

71.5

(67.8

-

74.9)

 

33.3

(30.1

-

36.7)

 

32.2

(29.1

-

35.4)

GENDER

                           

    Male

66.1

(63.1

-

69.0)

 

35.6

(32.9

-

38.4)

 

33.8

(31.1

-

36.6)

    Female

57.5

(54.2

-

60.7)

 

27.6

(25.1

-

30.3)

 

25.9

(23.4

-

28.5)

                             

TOTAL

61.4

(58.9

-

63.7)

 

31.2

(29.3

-

33.1)

 

29.4

(27.7

-

31.3)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

846

(753

-

947)

 

526

(444

-

618)

 

445

(375

-

527)

    18-25

2,125

(1,990

-

2,258)

 

1,348

(1,222

-

1,480)

 

1,205

(1,099

-

1,317)

    26-34

2,767

(2,607

-

2,920)

 

1,441

(1,291

-

1,599)

 

1,375

(1,227

-

1,532)

    $35

9,468

(8,977

-

9,923)

 

4,413

(3,992

-

4,855)

 

4,267

(3,861

-

4,694)

GENDER

                           

    Male

7,366

(7,033

-

7,686)

 

3,964

(3,660

-

4,279)

 

3,763

(3,464

-

4,074)

    Female

7,839

(7,390

-

8,279)

 

3,764

(3,417

-

4,132)

 

3,529

(3,190

-

3,891)

                             

TOTAL

15,206

(14,605

-

15,793)

 

7,728

(7,260

-

8,212)

 

7,292

(6,856

-

7,744)

* Low precision; no estimate reported.

Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1998

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