This table shows the percentage of students in high school (grades 9-12) 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 2. Percentage of students in high school (i.e., grades 9–12) 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)

High school, 2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sex

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male

32.9

(±2.3)

24.6

(±2.1)

16.9

(±1.4)

10.8

(±2.0)

5.0

(±0.9)

3.7

(±0.8)

3.5

(±0.7)

Female

23.9

(±1.8)

21.2

(±1.8)

6.2

(±0.9)

1.4

(±0.4)

1.4

(±0.4)

1.5

(±0.4)

1.8

(±0.5)

Race/Ethnicity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White

31.1

(±2.1)

25.5

(±1.8)

11.8

(±1.0)

7.4

(±1.4)

2.8

(±0.6)

2.2

(±0.5)

2.7

(±0.6)

Black

21.8

(±2.9)

14.3

(±2.8)

12.0

(±1.9)

2.3

(±0.8)

3.8

(±1.2)

3.4

(±1.1)

1.9

(±0.8)

Hispanic

24.5

(±2.7)

20.5

(±2.5)

10.8

(±1.5)

3.8

(±1.3)

4.6

(±1.1)

3.5

(±0.9)

3.0

(±0.8)

Asian

15.0

(±3.9)

12.8

(±3.5)

5.4

(±2.3)

2.3

(±1.5)

2.7

(±1.5)

2.9

(±1.7)

2.1

(±1.7)

Total

28.4

(±1.7)

22.9

(±1.6)

11.6

(±0.9)

6.1

(±1.1)

3.2

(±0.6)

2.6

(±0.5)

2.7

(±0.5)

High school, 2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sex

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male

39.1

(±2.2)

28.8

(±1.9)

22.0

(±1.5)

11.8

(±1.7)

5.2

(±0.7)

5.4

(±0.6)

5.3

(±0.7)

Female

29.8

(±1.9)

27.3

(±2.0)

7.3

(±0.9)

1.4

(±0.4)

1.4

(±0.3)

2.8

(±0.4)

3.0

(±0.5)

Race/Ethnicity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White

38.0

(±2.3)

31.8

(±2.1)

15.1

(±1.2)

8.2

(±1.2)

3.3

(±0.5)

3.6

(±0.5)

4.5

(±0.6)

Black

26.5

(±3.6)

16.8

(±3.0)

15.3

(±2.9)

2.6

(±0.9)

2.2

(±0.8)

4.9

(±1.0)

2.2

(±0.7)

Hispanic

28.4

(±2.5)

22.6

(±2.4)

13.6

(±1.6)

4.0

(±1.2)

4.2

(±0.9)

5.7

(±1.1)

4.0

(±0.8)

Asian

22.9

(±3.7)

20.6

(±3.5)

7.4

(±2.1)

1.9

(±0.9)

2.5

(±1.1)

3.0

(±1.3)

3.2

(±1.4)

Total

34.5

(±1.9)

28.0

(±1.7)

14.8

(±1.1)

6.6

(±0.9)

3.3

(±0.4)

4.1

(±0.4)

4.2

(±0.5)

* 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.