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Table 1 Costs per cigarette pack and percentage of savings at military exchange compared with nearest Walmart for Newport Menthol cigarettes

From: Menthol cigarette pricing at military and community retail outlets in the United States

  Primary Service Affiliation
Cigarette Pricing Air Force Army Marines Navy All Installations
N 14 11 5 18 48
Newport pack cost at Walmart 7.33 (0.21) 7.42 (0.40) 6.34 (0.28) 7.20 (0.32) 7.20 (0.17)
Newport pack cost at military exchange 5.88 (0.22) 5.61 (0.35) 5.17 (0.14) 5.28 (0.17) 5.52 (0.13)
Difference 1.45 (0.17) 1.81 (0.29) 1.17 (0.19) 1.92 (0.20) 1.68 (0.12)
Military savings,% 19.79 (2.12) 23.87 (3.20) 18.15 (2.52) 25.73 (1.91) 22.78 (1.26)
  1. Note: entries represent mean costs (dollars) at Walmart, the military exchange, the mean difference between Walmart and the military exchange, and the percent savings over Walmart compared to the corresponding Military Exchange (standard error of the mean in dollars).
  2. *No significant differences between services (F = 1.850, p = 0.152) or US Census Division (F = 1.226, p = 0.311: data not shown).