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On the average, when you smoked during the past 30 days, about how many cigarettes did you smoke a day?*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
1-5 cigarettes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
6-10 cigarettes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
11 or more cigarettes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 131 85  66.3  (55.9-75.4) 33  22.9  (15.7-32.2) 13  10.7  ( 5.9-18.8)
GENDER        
Male  54 33  65.4  (48.9-78.9) 13  20.8  (11.1-35.5)  8  13.8  ( 6.3-27.7)
Female  77 52  67.4  (54.9-77.9) 20  25.4  (16.3-37.5)  5   7.1  ( 2.8-16.8)
RACE        
White  90 52  60.9  (48.1-72.4) 27  25.3  (16.7-36.5) 11  13.8  ( 7.2-24.7)
African American  35 28  76.9  (54.7-90.2)  5  18.2  ( 6.7-40.8)  2   4.9  ( 0.9-21.7)
AGE        
18-24  17 13  85.6  (61.6-95.6)  3   9.9  ( 2.5-32.2)  1   4.6  ( 0.6-27.6)
25-34  34 26  70.4  (48.9-85.5)  6  20.7  ( 8.7-41.8)  2   8.9  ( 1.8-34.0)
35-44  26 19  64.3  (40.7-82.5)  3  17.8  ( 5.8-43.2)  4  17.9  ( 6.5-40.5)
45-54  24 15  63.9  (41.8-81.3)  8  32.0  (15.8-54.2)  1   4.1  ( 0.6-24.4)
55-64  13  8  55.3  (25.7-81.6)  2  15.1  ( 3.4-47.2)  3  29.5  ( 8.4-65.7)
65+  17  4  22.5  ( 8.0-49.2) 11  62.6  (37.0-82.7)  2  14.8  ( 3.8-43.5)
EDUCATION        
Less Than H.S.  22 11  51.6  (22.9-79.4)  8  33.4  (13.0-62.8)  3  15.0  ( 4.3-41.1)
H.S. or G.E.D.  37 19  47.4  (30.6-64.9) 12  30.5  (17.3-47.9)  6  22.1  ( 9.6-43.1)
Some Post-H.S.  41 30  79.8  (64.2-89.7) 10  18.5  ( 9.1-33.9)  1   1.7  ( 0.2-11.4)
College Graduate  31 25  80.6  (60.9-91.7)  3  10.6  ( 3.2-29.9)  3   8.8  ( 2.5-26.8)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME        
Less than $15,000  22 10  44.2  (22.6-68.3) 10  45.2  (23.1-69.5)  2  10.5  ( 2.0-40.0)
$15,000- 24,999  24 18  75.3  (49.2-90.5)  5  17.0  ( 6.0-39.6)  1   7.7  ( 1.1-39.5)
$25,000- 34,999  23 14  64.3  (38.5-83.9)  4  14.0  ( 4.7-35.2)  5  21.6  ( 8.1-46.4)
$35,000- 49,999  12 10  88.6  (60.7-97.5)  2  11.4  ( 2.5-39.3)  
$50,000+  33 25  74.4  (55.0-87.4)  6  21.6  ( 9.6-41.6)  2   4.0  ( 1.0-14.8)

*This question is asked only if the respondent reported smoking 100 or more cigarettes in her/his entire life and currently smoking some days.
#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.