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Table 2 Prevalence of Tobacco Dependence Symptoms Among Daily Tobacco Users (%)

From: Dependence symptoms and cessation intentions among US adult daily cigarette, cigar, and e-cigarette users, 2012-2013

  Sometimes wake up at night to use a cigarette or other tobacco product Have had a strong craving to use a tobacco product in past 30 days Ever felt like they really needed to use a tobacco product in past 30 days Wanted to use a tobacco product so much that they found it difficult to think of anything else in past 30 days Feel restless or irritable after not using tobacco for a while, often or always truea
Single Tobacco Product Use
 Cigarettes only 21.6 [19.8, 23.5] 61.8 [59.6, 63.9] 66.9 [64.8, 69.0] 19.8 [18.1, 21.7] 41.7 [39.6, 43.9]
 Cigars only b 38.8 [27.4, 51.6]* 40.3 [28.4, 53.5]* b b
 E-cigarettes only b 46.2 [35.2, 57.5]* 46.2 [35.2, 57.5]* b 22.8 [14.8, 33.4]*
Multiple Tobacco Product Use
 Cigarettes + cigars 30.6 [25.4, 36.2]* 70.9 [65.5, 75.8]* 71.3 [65.9, 76.1] 26.4 [21.5, 32.0]* 49.4 [43.5, 55.2]*
 Cigarettes + e-cigarettes 22.7 [18.8, 27.1] 77.1 [73.0, 80.8]* 80.6 [76.9, 83.9]* 27.3 [23.2, 31.8]* 49.7 [45.0, 54.5]*
 Cigarettes + cigars + e-cigarettes 30.2 [20.0, 42.9] 77.4 [67.2, 85.1]* 78.1 [67.7, 85.8]* 21.8 [14.0, 32.4] 39.1 [28.4, 50.9]
  1. * p < 0.05 compared with cigarette only users
  2. a Respondents were asked if the statement “After not using tobacco for a while, I feel restless or irritable” was “not at all true,” “sometimes true,” “often true,” or “always true.”
  3. b relative standard error > 30 %