Table 1

Characteristics of the study samples

Chinese AmericanWhitep
n%n%
Source/survey year
 CTS23668.017 13970.48>0.05
  1990–9112134.872 95229.14
  1992308.659729.60
  19938524.503 21531.74
 CYTS11131.992 99029.56>0.05
  1994298.368428.31
  19953911.249949.81
  19964312.391 15411.39
 Total347131.9910 129129.52
Sex
 CTS
  Male11950.423 59950.41>0.05
  Female11749.583 54049.59
 CYTS
  Male5953.151 48349.60<0.05
  Female5246.851 50750.40
 Total
  Male17851.305 08250.17>0.05
  Female16948.705 04749.83
Mean age (years)
 CTS14.6(SD 1.80)14.4(SD 1.71)>0.05
 CYTS14.5(SD 1.66)14.5(SD 1.67)>0.05
 Total14.6(SD 1.76)14.4(SD 1.70)>0.05
  • CTS = California Tobacco Survey; CYTS = California Youth Tobacco Survey.