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Table 3 Tobacco Use Cessation Intentions Among Daily Tobacco Users (%)

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

  Are you thinking about quitting cigarettes for good? Among those thinking about quitting cigarettes for good, are you likely to quit within a year? a Are you thinking about quitting all tobacco products for good? b Among those thinking about quitting all tobacco products for good, are you likely to quit within a year? a
Cigarettes only 75.6 [73.7, 77.5] 79.0 [76.9, 81.0] n/a n/a
Cigars only n/a n/a 64.8 [49.9, 77.3] 69.4 [51.2, 83.0]
E-cigarettes only n/a n/a 77.2 [66.2, 85.4] 82.4 [72.0, 89.5]
Cigarettes + cigars 71.3 [65.9, 76.2] 67.1 [60.3, 73.3]* 64.0 [58.3, 69.4] 67.2 [60.0, 73.7]
Cigarettes + e-cigarettes 87.4 [84.0, 90.2]* 87.4 [83.8, 90.2]* 82.0 [78.1, 85.3] 87.7 [84.1, 90.6]
Cigarettes + cigars + e-cigarettes 79.8 [68.3, 87.9] 86.0 [73.9, 93.1] 72.0 [60.6, 81.2] 84.6 [71.2, 92.4]
  1. * p < 0.05 compared with cigarette only user
  2. a Respondents could report that they were likely to quit smoking or the use of all tobacco products “within the next 30 days,” “within the next 6 months,” “within the year,” “longer than a year,” and “don’t know/not sure.” Respondents in the first three groups were classified as likely to quit within a year
  3. b The question on thinking of quitting use of all tobacco products was only asked of cigarette smokers who had stated that they were thinking of quitting use of cigarettes. Results in this column for categories involving cigarette smoking represent both thinking about quitting cigarettes for good and thinking about quitting all tobacco products for good