Table 1

Ranking of sources of tobacco according to whether youths had ever acquired tobacco from each source

Have you ever gotten cigarettes from any of these sources? (n=68)
Gave someone over 18 money to buy them 94%
Bought it from a store1-150 89%
Gave money to a stranger to buy for me72%
Relative other than parents or siblings69%
Gave someone under 18 money to buy them68%
Got it from brother or sister60%
Stole from parent59%
Bought it from a vending machine1-150 44%
Stole it from a store43%
My parent gave it to me1-150 42%
  • 1-150 Includes only youths under 18 years of age (n = 55).