Table 1

 Merchandising of cigarettes, by year (1976 or 2003) and pharmacy type

Pharmacy type19762003p Value†
Number of storesCigarettes sold%Number of storesCigarettes sold%
*The 2003 data include n = 2 traditional chain pharmacies that also are clinically affiliated.
†χ2tests of independence or Fisher’s exact tests.
Traditional chain2424100.0484593.80.55
Independently owned645890.629724.1<0.001
Clinically affiliated*12758.31400<0.005
Grocery store88100.0
Mass merchant11100.0