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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the sample including self-reported health status and tobacco use (n = 8214)

From: Association of Health Status and Nicotine Consumption with SARS-CoV-2 positivity rates

Characteristics Participants (%)
 Female 4565 (55.6)
 Male 3647 (44.4)
 White 6599 (80.3)
 Non-white 1615 (19.7)
 Hispanic 653 (7.9)
 Non-Hispanic 7561 (92.0)
 Age: < 40 2379 (28.9)
 Age: 40–59 3036 (36.9)
 Age: 60+ 2799 (34.0)
Randomly selected group
 Wave 1 3658 (44.5)
 Wave 2 2668 (32.5)
Nonrandomly selected group
 Wave 1 937 (11.4)
 Wave 2 951 (11.6)
Self -reported Health Status
 Excellent 1331 (16.2)
 Very Good 3140 (38.2)
 Good 2894 (35.2)
 Fair 699 (8.5)
 Poor 92 (1.1)
Cigarette Use
 Everyday 656 (7.9)
 Some days 224 (2.7)
 Not at all 7276 (88.6)
Current chewing tobacco use
 Everyday 115 (1.4)
 Some days 79 (0.9)
 Not at all 7962 (96.9)
Current vaping or e-cigarette use
 Everyday 110 (1.3)
 Some days 126 (1.5)
 Not at all 7920 (96.4)