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2000 National Survey on Drug Use & Health

Chapter 4. Tobacco Use

The 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 counted if respondents reported smoking "part or all of a cigarette." Findings from the 2000 NHSDA are summarized below.



Pregnant Women



College Students


Geographic Area

Frequency of Use

Association with Illicit Drug and Alcohol Use

Usual Brand Used

Youth Access to Cigarettes

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