1996 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse:  Preliminary Results

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70617 (23B)             PRELIMINARY DATA - AS OF JUNE 1997 

Table 35. Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Cigarettes in the U.S. Population of Females Aged 15 to 44, by Pregnancy Status and Demographic Characteristics: Annual Averages Based on 1995 and 1996 Samples


TIME PERIOD


Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Demographic

Characteristics

Pregnant

Not

Pregnant

Pregnant

Not

Pregnant

Pregnant

Not

Pregnant

TOTAL

63.1

69.7

29.0

36.3

20.3

32.5








AGE







15-25

63.7

60.3

39.4

37.7

26.3

31.3

26-44

62.6

74.4

21.3

35.6

15.8

33.0








RACE/ETHNICITY







White

72.3

77.1

33.7

39.9

23.8

36.0

Black

48.8

57.1

24.5

31.4

20.4

28.6

Hispanic

51.5

48.8

17.6

25.5

12.0

21.5








MARITAL STATUS







Married

62.0

72.5

22.8

30.5

15.8

27.9

Not Married

65.8

66.9

45.1

42.2

31.9

37.2

Never Married

67.5

62.2

44.8

37.9

29.9

32.1

Divorced, Separated

*

82.0

*

56.4

*

53.6








POPULATION DENSITY1







Large Metro

60.5

66.8

23.9

33.5

13.0

29.5

Small Metro

67.9

70.8

34.1

36.1

24.5

32.6

Nonmetro

61.4

74.1

31.9

42.0

28.3

38.2








PARENTAL STATUS







No Children

59.4

65.9

30.6

37.0

17.4

31.5

Has Child Aged <22

66.1

66.3

30.9

30.9

24.2

28.4

All Children Aged >22

65.2

74.9

26.7

37.1

21.2

34.7








TRIMESTER3







First

61.1

N/A

35.7

N/A

23.6

N/A

Second

63.9

N/A

32.3

N/A

22.8

N/A

Third

62.0

N/A

23.4

N/A

17.0

N/A








ADULT EDUCATION4







<High School

66.9

69.0

46.2

51.5

39.4

48.6

High School Grad

58.2

74.9

27.2

41.5

19.7

39.3

Some College

62.3

73.9

24.9

35.4

15.9

30.6

College Graduate

64.6

67.7

17.6

22.3

10.0

18.3

*Low precision; no estimate reported.

N/A: Not applicable.

NOTE:The sum of the pregnant and not pregnant females aged 15-44 is less than the total of all females aged 15-44 because of item nonresponse to the pregnancy question.

1Population density is based on 1990 MSA classifications and their 1990 Census of Population counts.

2The respondent and the child(ren) both (all) reside in the same household.

3Trimester not reported by all pregnant respondents.

4Data on adult education not shown for persons aged 12-17. Estimates for adult education are for persons aged 18 to 44.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1995 and 1996.

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