Table 1

Demographic characteristics of smokers in 1999 California Tobacco Survey (n=5215)

Demographic characteristic%
Male57.4
Age (years)
    18–2416.8
    25–4448.5
    45–6427.4
    65+7.4
Race
    African American6.8
    Asian7.3
    Hispanic23.6
    Non-Hispanic white58.7
    Other3.5
Education
    <High school23.6
    High school graduate33.2
    Some college28.3
    College graduate14.9
Smoking status
    Daily74.5
    Non-daily25.5
Mean number of cigs/day13.5
Median number of cigs/day10.0