Table 4

Regression results for average cigarette prices by channel, Nielsen SCANTRACK, 2009

VariableGroceryDrugConvenience
Minimum price market−0.215*** (0.069)−0.248** (0.113)−0.096 (0.062)
Unemployment rate (per cent)4.368** (1.728)2.802 (2.264)−2.874* (1.618)
Median household income (US$10 000/year)0.011** (0.004)0.018*** (0.006)−0.005 (0.004)
Per cent non-white (per cent)−0.289 (0.420)2.782*** (0.733)0.807* (0.406)
Q20.593*** (0.090)0.568*** (0.108)0.642*** (0.082)
Q30.616*** (0.091)0.670*** (0.111)0.745*** (0.083)
Q40.626*** (0.091)0.560*** (0.110)0.818*** (0.083)
Constant2.370*** (0.508)−0.509 (0.825)2.912*** (0.480)
R2 0.33850.61960.5516
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  • ***p<0.01, **p<0.05, *p<0.10.

  • Results are ordinary least squares (OLS) regression coefficients (SE). Quarter 1 is the referent category for the quarterly indicators.