This table shows the percentage of students in middle school (grades 68) who were current users of any tobacco product, by product type, sex, and race/ethnicity in the United States in the years 2000 and 2002. The table follows below:

TABLE 1. Percentage of students in middle school (i.e., grades 6–8) who were current users* of any tobacco product, by product type, sex, and race/ethnicity— National Youth Tobacco Survey, United States, 2002 and 2000

 

Any tobacco†

Cigarettes

Cigars

Smokeless tobacco

Pipes

Bidis

Kreteks

Characteristic

%

(95% CI§)

%

(95% CI)

%

(95% CI)

%

(95% CI)

%

(95% CI)

%

(95% CI)

%

(95% CI)

Middle school, 2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sex

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male

14.8

(±1.6)

10.2

(±1.3)

7.9

(±1.1)

5.6

(±1.3)

5.1

(±0.8)

3.1

(±0.6)

2.7

(±0.6)

Female

11.8

(±1.4)

10.0

(±1.4)

4.1

(±0.7)

1.8

(±0.4)

1.9

(±0.4)

1.7

(±0.4)

1.1

(±0.3)

Race/Ethnicity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White

13.3

(±1.9)

10.4

(±1.6)

5.5

(±1.0)

4.0

(±1.1)

2.8

(±0.6)

1.8

(±0.4)

1.5

(±0.4)

Black

13.6

(±2.4)

9.4

(±2.4)

7.3

(±1.7)

2.9

(±1.1)

3.9

(±1.4)

3.1

(±1.0)

2.3

(±0.9)

Hispanic

12.5

(±1.9)

9.1

(±1.6)

6.3

(±1.1)

2.9

(±0.7)

4.4

(±0.9)

2.9

(±0.7)

2.6

(±0.7)

Asian

8.6

(±3.2)

7.4

(±3.2)

4.8

(±2.8)

3.6

(±2.7)

4.4

(±2.7)

2.9

(±2.1)

3.6

(±2.8)

Total

13.3

(±1.4)

10.1

(±1.2)

6.0

(±0.7)

3.7

(±0.8)

3.5

(±0.5)

2.4

(±0.3)

2.0

(±0.3)

Middle school, 2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sex

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male

17.6

(±2.2)

11.7

(±1.7)

9.7

(±1.5)

5.7

(±1.8)

4.3

(±0.7)

3.4

(±0.6)

2.7

(±0.5)

Female

12.7

(±1.5)

10.2

(±1.3)

4.6

(±0.8)

1.5

(±0.3)

1.8

(±0.4)

1.4

(±0.3)

1.5

(±0.3)

Race/Ethnicity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White

14.3

(±1.9)

10.8

(±1.6)

6.1

(±1.1)

3.9

(±1.3)

2.7

(±0.5)

1.9

(±0.4)

1.9

(±0.4)

Black

17.5

(±3.0)

11.2

(±2.0)

9.8

(±2.5)

2.4

(±0.7)

2.2

(±0.7)

2.9

(±0.8)

1.7

(±0.5)

Hispanic

16.0

(±2.0)

11.4

(±1.7)

8.8

(±1.4)

2.9

(±0.7)

5.3

(±1.1)

3.6

(±0.9)

2.6

(±0.8)

Asian

7.5

(±2.6)

5.3

(±2.3)

4.1

(±1.9)

1.7

(±1.2)

2.8

(±1.5)

2.9

(±1.7)

2.3

(±1.4)

Total

15.1

(±1.5)

11.0

(±1.2)

7.1

(±1.0)

3.6

(±0.9)

3.0

(±0.4)

2.4

(±0.4)

2.1

(±0.4)

* Used tobacco on at least one occasion during the 30 days preceding the survey.
† Cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, pipes, bidis (leaf-wrapped, flavored cigarettes from India), or kreteks (clove cigarettes).
§ Confidence interval.