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Table 2 Latent Classes of Tobacco Use Among Black 9th–12th Graders, 2017 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (n = 2782)

From: Polytobacco use among a nationally-representative sample of black high school students

Latent Class Indicators Class 1:
Non-Users
n (%)
2250 (80.9)
Class 2:
E-Cigarette Users
n (%)
399 (14.3)
Class 3:
Polytobacco Users
n (%)
133 (4.8)
Cigarette use
 Never 0.907 0.467 0.149
 Ever 0.087 0.480 0.113
 Recent use 0.006 0.053 0.738
E-cigarette use
 Never 0.884 0.005 0.209
 Ever 0.115 0.703 0.020
 Recent (30 day) use 0.000 0.292 0.771
Cigar Use (past 30 days)
 No 0.997 0.831 0.187
 Yes 0.003 0.169 0.813
Dip/chewing tobacco Use (past 30 days)
 No 1.000 0.961 0.452
 Yes 0.000 0.039 0.548