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1998 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse:  Population Estimates

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Cigarette - Total Population

Table 14A. Cigarette Use by Gender Within Age Group for Total Population 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)

12-17

35.8

(34.1

-

37.6)

 

23.8

(22.1

-

25.5)

 

18.2

(16.8

-

19.8)

    Male

36.1

(33.8

-

38.5)

 

23.6

(21.6

-

25.8)

 

18.7

(16.8

-

20.9)

    Female

35.5

(32.8

-

38.3)

 

23.9

(21.4

-

26.5)

 

17.7

(15.6

-

20.2)

 

18-25

68.8

(66.6

-

71.0)

 

47.1

(45.0

-

49.2)

 

41.6

(39.4

-

43.8)

    Male

73.0

(69.9

-

76.0)

 

50.3

(47.0

-

53.5)

 

45.3

(42.3

-

48.5)

    Female

64.5

(61.4

-

67.5)

 

43.9

(41.3

-

46.5)

 

37.8

(35.3

-

40.4)

 

26-34

71.8

(69.8

-

73.8)

 

36.6

(34.6

-

38.6)

 

32.5

(30.6

-

34.4)

    Male

77.1

(74.4

-

79.5)

 

39.9

(36.9

-

43.1)

 

34.6

(31.7

-

37.6)

    Female

66.7

(64.0

-

69.3)

 

33.3

(30.8

-

35.8)

 

30.5

(28.0

-

33.0)

   

$35

75.2

(73.3

-

76.9)

 

26.7

(25.1

-

28.3)

 

25.1

(23.6

-

26.6)

    Male

82.3

(80.3

-

84.2)

 

28.6

(26.3

-

31.0)

 

26.9

(24.6

-

29.4)

    Female

68.9

(66.2

-

71.4)

 

24.9

(23.1

-

26.8)

 

23.4

(21.7

-

25.3)

   

TOTAL

69.7

(68.2

-

71.2)

 

30.6

(29.3

-

31.8)

 

27.7

(26.5

-

28.9)

    Male

75.1

(73.6

-

76.6)

 

32.8

(31.1

-

34.6)

 

29.7

(28.1

-

31.5)

    Female

64.7

(62.7

-

66.7)

 

28.4

(27.0

-

29.9)

 

25.7

(24.3

-

27.1)

   

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

12-17

8,143

(7,755

-

8,540)

 

5,404

(5,031

-

5,794)

 

4,149

(3,824

-

4,496)

    Male

4,191

(3,922

-

4,467)

 

2,745

(2,510

-

2,994)

 

2,174

(1,946

-

2,421)

    Female

3,953

(3,656

-

4,261)

 

2,659

(2,386

-

2,952)

 

1,976

(1,732

-

2,246)

                             

18-25

19,246

(18,620

-

19,848)

 

13,175

(12,586

-

13,767)

 

11,634

(11,022

-

12,255)

    Male

10,318

(9,871

-

10,734)

 

7,099

(6,645

-

7,554)

 

6,406

(5,970

-

6,846)

    Female

8,928

(8,497

-

9,342)

 

6,075

(5,714

-

6,441)

 

5,228

(4,880

-

5,587)

     

26-34

24,860

(24,167

-

25,523)

 

12,651

(11,976

-

13,342)

 

11,247

(10,595

-

11,920)

    Male

13,232

(12,782

-

13,648)

 

6,853

(6,328

-

7,392)

 

5,938

(5,440

-

6,457)

    Female

11,628

(11,158

-

12,080)

 

5,798

(5,364

-

6,250)

 

5,309

(4,885

-

5,753)

     

$35

100,064

(97,563

-

102,445)

 

35,506

(33,457

-

37,632)

 

33,375

(31,356

-

35,480)

    Male

51,282

(50,027

-

52,434)

 

17,836

(16,403

-

19,341)

 

16,771

(15,328

-

18,296)

    Female

48,783

(46,932

-

50,552)

 

17,670

(16,388

-

19,017)

 

16,605

(15,340

-

17,940)

 

TOTAL

152,313

(149,021

-

155,515)

 

66,735

(64,012

-

69,522)

 

60,406

(57,811

-

63,072)

    Male

79,022

(77,425

-

80,556)

 

34,533

(32,693

-

36,425)

 

31,288

(29,533

-

33,102)

    Female

73,291

(71,005

-

75,520)

 

32,202

(30,598

-

33,856)

 

29,118

(27,567

-

30,725)

* Low precision; no estimate reported.

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

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