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TABLE 1

Sociodemographic Characteristics by Tobacco Use Status in 12- to 24-Year-Olds, PATH Study Wave 1, 2013–2014

Sociodemographic CharacteristicNo.Tobacco Use Status at Wave 1, Weighted % (95% CI)
Tobacco Never UsersaTobacco Ever UsersbDaily Tobacco Usersc
Overall 15 826 54.5 (53.1 to 55.9) 45.5 (44.1 to 46.9) 10.1 (9.5 to 10.7) 
Age, y     
 12–14 5315 90.7 (89.8 to 91.6) 9.3 (8.4 to 10.4) 0.2 (0.0 to 0.4) 
 15–17 4771 68.3 (66.8 to 69.8) 31.7 (30.2 to 33.2) 3.3 (2.6 to 4.0) 
 18–21 3230 38.0 (35.7 to 40.3) 62.0 (59.7 to 64.3) 14.8 (13.5 to 16.1) 
 22–24 2510 28.1 (24.9 to 31.3) 71.9 (68.7 to 74.8) 19.8 (18.1 to 21.5) 
Sex     
 Male 7888 52.0 (50.4 to 53.6) 48.0 (46.4 to 49.6) 12.2 (11.3 to 13.1) 
 Female 7938 57.1 (55.4 to 58.8) 42.9 (41.3 to 44.6) 7.9 (7.1 to 8.7) 
Race and/or ethnicity     
 Non-Hispanic white 7637 52.3 (50.3 to 54.3) 47.7 (45.8 to 49.7) 12.8 (11.9 to 13.7) 
 Non-Hispanic Black 2389 58.8 (56.5 to 61.1) 41.2 (38.9 to 43.5) 8.7 (7.3 to 10.1) 
 Hispanic 4338 54.9 (52.9 to 56.9) 45.1 (43.1 to 47.1) 5.4 (4.7 to 6.1) 
 Asian 438 65.5 (60.9 to 70.1) 34.5 (29.8 to 39.4) 2.6 (0.2 to 5.0) 
 Multiracial 1024 52.7 (49.3 to 56.1) 47.3 (43.9 to 50.8) 12.9 (10.6 to 15.2) 
Smoke-free home     
 No 4140 34.9 (33.2 to 36.7) 65.1 (63.3 to 66.8) 23.0 (21.5 to 24.6) 
 Yes 11 686 61.9 (60.3 to 63.4) 38.1 (36.6 to 39.7) 5.2 (4.8 to 5.7) 
Exposed to smokersd     
 No 7925 72.6 (71.1 to 74.0) 27.4 (26.0 to 28.9) 1.4 (1.1 to 1.7) 
 Yes 7901 38.1 (36.6 to 39.6) 61.9 (60.4 to 63.4) 18.0 (17.0 to 19.0) 
Sociodemographic CharacteristicNo.Tobacco Use Status at Wave 1, Weighted % (95% CI)
Tobacco Never UsersaTobacco Ever UsersbDaily Tobacco Usersc
Overall 15 826 54.5 (53.1 to 55.9) 45.5 (44.1 to 46.9) 10.1 (9.5 to 10.7) 
Age, y     
 12–14 5315 90.7 (89.8 to 91.6) 9.3 (8.4 to 10.4) 0.2 (0.0 to 0.4) 
 15–17 4771 68.3 (66.8 to 69.8) 31.7 (30.2 to 33.2) 3.3 (2.6 to 4.0) 
 18–21 3230 38.0 (35.7 to 40.3) 62.0 (59.7 to 64.3) 14.8 (13.5 to 16.1) 
 22–24 2510 28.1 (24.9 to 31.3) 71.9 (68.7 to 74.8) 19.8 (18.1 to 21.5) 
Sex     
 Male 7888 52.0 (50.4 to 53.6) 48.0 (46.4 to 49.6) 12.2 (11.3 to 13.1) 
 Female 7938 57.1 (55.4 to 58.8) 42.9 (41.3 to 44.6) 7.9 (7.1 to 8.7) 
Race and/or ethnicity     
 Non-Hispanic white 7637 52.3 (50.3 to 54.3) 47.7 (45.8 to 49.7) 12.8 (11.9 to 13.7) 
 Non-Hispanic Black 2389 58.8 (56.5 to 61.1) 41.2 (38.9 to 43.5) 8.7 (7.3 to 10.1) 
 Hispanic 4338 54.9 (52.9 to 56.9) 45.1 (43.1 to 47.1) 5.4 (4.7 to 6.1) 
 Asian 438 65.5 (60.9 to 70.1) 34.5 (29.8 to 39.4) 2.6 (0.2 to 5.0) 
 Multiracial 1024 52.7 (49.3 to 56.1) 47.3 (43.9 to 50.8) 12.9 (10.6 to 15.2) 
Smoke-free home     
 No 4140 34.9 (33.2 to 36.7) 65.1 (63.3 to 66.8) 23.0 (21.5 to 24.6) 
 Yes 11 686 61.9 (60.3 to 63.4) 38.1 (36.6 to 39.7) 5.2 (4.8 to 5.7) 
Exposed to smokersd     
 No 7925 72.6 (71.1 to 74.0) 27.4 (26.0 to 28.9) 1.4 (1.1 to 1.7) 
 Yes 7901 38.1 (36.6 to 39.6) 61.9 (60.4 to 63.4) 18.0 (17.0 to 19.0) 
a

Respondents answering negatively when asked whether they had ever used the product, even 1 or 2 times (for cigarettes, even 1 or 2 puffs).

b

Respondents answering affirmatively when asked whether they had ever used the product, even 1 or 2 times (for cigarettes, even 1 or 2 puffs).

c

Daily use in the PATH adult survey (respondents ≥18 y) was determined by a response of “every day” to the question “Do you now use [the product] every day, some days, or not at all?” Daily use in the PATH youth survey (respondents <18 y) was determined if youth survey respondents reported using a product at least 25 d in the past 30 d.

d

Exposed in previous 7 d.

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