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Table 1 Characteristics of current cigarette-only smokers who visited a health professional within the past 12 months

From: Receipt of evidence-based brief cessation interventions by health professionals and use of cessation assisted treatments among current adult cigarette-only smokers: National Adult Tobacco Survey, 2009–2010

  Current cigarette-only smokersa
(N = 10,801)
Characteristic n %b 95 % CI
Sex    
 Men 3935 45.3 43.4–47.3
 Women 6866 54.7 52.7–56.6
Age (years)    
 18–24 456 9.9 8.6–11.2
 25–34 1432 21.7 19.9–23.4
 35–54 4580 44.8 43.0–46.7
 55+ 4333 23.6 22.2–25.0
Race/ethnicity    
 White, non-Hispanic 8783 74.0 72.1–76.0
 Black, non-Hispanic 915 10.8 9.6–12.1
 Hispanic 366 9.5 7.8–11.1
 Other, non-Hispanic 737 5.6 4.8–6.4
Education    
  < High school 1191 20.3 18.4–22.2
 High school diploma 3182 34.8 33.1–36.6
 Some college 4007 32.8 31.2–34.5
  ≥ College 2421 12.1 11.2–12.9
  1. aCurrent cigarette-only smokers who were surveyed about whether a health care professional had provided any of the ‘5 A’s’ brief counseling intervention
  2. bPercentages are weighted for age, sex race/ethnicity, marital status, and education