Skip To Content Table Of Contents
Click for DHHS Home Page
Click for the SAMHSA Home Page
Click for the OAS Drug Abuse Statistics Home Page
Click for What's New
Click for Recent Reports and HighlightsClick for Information by Topic Click for OAS Data Systems and more Pubs Click for Data on Specific Drugs of Use Click for Short Reports and Facts Click for Frequently Asked Questions Click for Publications Click to send OAS Comments, Questions and Requests Click for OAS Home Page Click for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Home Page Click to Search Our Site

2001 National Household  Survey on Drug Abuse

4. Tobacco Use

The National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (NHSDA) includes a series of questions asking about the use of several tobacco products, including cigarettes, chewing tobacco, snuff, cigars, and pipe tobacco. For analysis purposes, data for chewing tobacco and snuff are combined and referred to as "smokeless tobacco." Cigarette use is defined as smoking "part or all of a cigarette." Separate questions on smoking specialty cigarettes were introduced in 2001. Specialty cigarettes include bidi and clove cigarettes. Bidis are small, brown cigarettes from India consisting of tobacco wrapped in a leaf and tied with a thread. Clove cigarettes contain both tobacco and clove flavoring. Findings from the 2001 NHSDA are summarized below.

 

 

Age

 

 

 

Gender

 

Pregnant Women

 

Race/Ethnicity

 

 

Education

 

College Students

 

Employment

 

Geographic Area

 

Frequency of Cigarette Use

 

 

Association with Illicit Drug and Alcohol Use

 

Usual Brand of Cigarettes Smoked

 

Youth Access to Cigarettes in the Past Month

 

Specialty Cigarettes (Bidi and Clove Cigarettes)

Table Of Contents

This page was last updated on June 16, 2008.