Skip to main content

Table 3 Current smoker cigarette use characteristics, adults ≥ 18 years, CRRTC national adult phone survey 2014-2015

From: Understanding how perceptions of tobacco constituents and the FDA relate to effective and credible tobacco risk messaging: A national phone survey of U.S. adults, 2014–2015

  Weighted estimates
  % 95 % CI
Number of days smoked in the past 30 days 25.3 [0–30] (24.5-26.1)
Past 30 day smoking frequency   
 0 days 0.8 % (0.3-1.4)
 1 or 2 days 2.2 % (1.0-3.3)
 3 to 5 days 5.8 % (3.6-7.9)
 6 to 9 days 1.9 % (0.6-3.3)
 10 to 19 days 7.9 % (5.4-10.5)
 20 to 29 days 7.9 % (3.4-12.3)
 All 30 days 73.5 % (68.3-78.7)
Past 30 day menthol use   
 All cigarettes smoked were menthols 38.8 % (33.0-44.6)
 Some cigarettes smoked were menthols 15.8 % (11.9-19.7)
 No cigarettes smoked were menthols 45.5 % (40.0-50.9)
Cigarette Type   
 Regular or full flavor 58.5 % (53.3-63.7)
 Light or mild 29.4 % (24.3-34.5)
 Ultra light 7.3 % (4.7-9.9)
 Other or unspecified 4.8 % (2.4-7.3)
Cigarette Brand   
 Marlboro 38.2 % (32.7-43.7)
 Newport 20.1 % (15.9-24.3)
 Pall Mall 7.0 % (4.0-9.9)
 Camel 6.3 % (4.1-8.4)
 L&M 3.2 % (1.7-4.6)
 Maverick 2.6 % (0.2-5.0)
 Pyramid 2.6 % (0.2-1.6)
 American Spirit 1.6 % (0.7-2.5)
 Kool 1.5 % (0.6-2.5)
 Virginia Slims 0.9 % (1.3-3.3)
 Doral 0.8 % (0.2-1.4)
 Salem 0.8 % (0.1-1.2)
 Winston 0.7 % (1.8-5.5)
 Parliament 0.6 % (0.1-1.5)
 Benson & Hedges 0.4 % (0.0-0.9)
 Generic or least expensive 2.3 % (3.3-7.0)
 Roll your own 3.7 % (0.0-0.9)
 Other brand 6.8 % (4.8-8.9)
Quit Intentions   
 Within the next month 23.4 % (18.8-27.9)
 Within the next 6 months 24.8 % (19.4-30.2)
 Sometime in the future beyond 6 months 32.3 % (27.4-37.2)
 Not planning to quit 19.5 % (15.7-23.3)