Table 2.

Tobacco product use behaviors by tobacco product use pattern category among tobacco users, NHANES 1999–2012

CIGNCCNCNCC&NCCIG&NCCIG&NCCPOLY
Mean95% CIMean95% CIMean95% CIMean95% CIMean95% CIMean95% CIMean95% CI
Number of days a product used in past 5 days
 Cigarette4.44.4–4.43.9a3.6–4.34.34.0–5.63.72.7–4.6
 Pipe3.53.0–3.93.11.4–4.82.01.6–2.42.31.5–3.0
 Cigar2.72.5–2.83.02.6–3.42.52.2–2.72.21.6–2.8
 Chew4.24.0–4.43.0b2.1–3.83.3b2.8–3.82.3b1.0–3.6
 Snuff4.34.0–4.52.5b0 5.23.2b2.3–4.12.1b0.2–3.9
Number of times product used on the day a product was use in past 5 days
 Cigarette13.913.5–14.510.6a7.9–13.015.59.8–21.311.25.3–17.0
 Pipe5.22.6–7.84.41.6–7.31.61.1–2.11.81.5–2.2
 Cigar2.62.3–2.86.2a3.3–9.12.32.1–2.51.9b1.6–2.2
  • NOTE: Unadjusted mean and confidence intervals (CI) are presented. Estimates are adjusted for age, gender, race/ethnicity, and education. Tobacco product use in dual- and poly-tobacco use T-PUPs was compared with corresponding single-product category T-PUPs (e.g., CIG&NC, CIG&NCC, and POLY were compared with CIG).

  • Abbreviations: CIG, cigarettes only; CIG&NC, dual cigarettes and noncombustibles; CIG&NCC, dual cigarettes and noncigarette combustibles; NC, noncombustibles only; NCC, noncigarette combustibles only; NCC&NC, dual noncigarette combustibles and noncombustible; POLY, poly-tobacco.

  • aP < 0.05.

  • bP < 0.01.