Table 2

Prevalence of first product tried by sociodemographic characteristics in 2014 and 2015†

Sociodemographic characteristicsNothing (n=24 867)Cigarette (n=5057)Other combustible tobacco‡ (N=2734)E-cigarettes (n=2477)Other non-combustible tobacco§ (n=1102)Unsure/inconsistent (2393)
% (95% CI)
Sex************
 Female66.4 (64.7 to 68.0)14.0 (13.0 to 15.1)7.1 (6.4 to 7.8)6.3 (5.7 to 7.0)1.0 (0.8 to 1.3)5.2 (4.7 to 5.8)
 Male61.9 (59.9 to 63.9)12.2 (11.3 to 13.1)7.5 (6.8 to 8.3)6.8 (6.1 to 7.5)5.2 (4.3 to 6.4)6.4 (5.8 to 7.1)
Age (years)******************
 ≤1287.5 (85.9 to 88.9)4.4 (3.8 to 5.2)1.4 (1.1 to 1.8)2.9 (2.4 to 3.5)1.3 (0.9 to 1.8)2.5 (2.1 to 3.0)
 1378.0 (75.5 to 80.4)7.0 (6.0 to 8.1)3.4 (2.7 to 4.2)5.4 (4.5 to 6.5)1.7 (1.1 to 2.6)4.5 (3.7 to 5.4)
 1470.7 (68.7 to 72.6)9.8 (8.6 to 11.1)4.7 (4.0 to 5.5)7.0 (6.0 to 8.1)1.9 (1.4 to 2.7)5.9 (5.0 to 6.9)
 1559.3 (56.6 to 62.0)14.7 (13.2 to 16.4)7.8 (6.6 to 9.1)8.5 (7.3 to 9.7)2.9 (2.1 to 3.8)6.8 (6.0 to 7.8)
 1650.3 (48.2 to 52.3)19.3 (17.5 to 21.2)9.9 (8.6 to 11.4)8.9 (7.9 to 10.1)4.6 (3.5 to 6.0)7.0 (6.2 to 7.9)
 17+42.6 (40.4 to 44.8)21.7 (20.1 to 23.4)14.6 (13.4 to 15.9)7.2 (6.3 to 8.3)5.7 (4.7 to 7.0)8.1 (7.1 to 9.1)
Ethnicity****************
 Non-Hispanic white65.5 63.3 to 67.6)13.5 (12.4 to 14.7)6.5 (5.7 to 7.3)6.6 (5.9 to 7.4)4.5 (3.7 to 5.5)3.4 (3.0 to 3.8)
 Non-Hispanic black62.2 (59.0 to 65.3)11.1 (9.9 to 12.4)10.6 (9.2 to 12.2)4.5 (3.8 to 5.4)0.7 (0.5 to 1.0)11.0 (9.6 to 12.5)
 Hispanic59.6 (57.6 to 61.6)14.0 (12.9 to 15.3)8.2 (7.2 to 9.3)8.2 (7.4 to 9.1)1.6 (1.3 to 2.0)8.3 (7.6 to 9.2)
 Non-Hispanic other70.2 (63.7 to 76.0)11.5 (8.8 to 14.9)4.3 (3.4 to 5.4)5.3 (3.9 to 7.3)1.4 (0.9 to 2.3)7.3 (5.4 to 9.8)
School******************
 Middle school (grade 6–8)80.4 (78.5 to 82.2)6.7 (5.9 to 7.7)2.7 (2.3 to 3.1)4.6 (4.1 to 5.2)1.6 (1.2 to 2.2)4.0 (3.5 to 4.5)
 High school (grade 9–12)51.3 (49.5 to 53.1)18.1 (16.8 to 19.4)10.9 (10.1 to 11.7)8.1 (7.3 to 8.9)4.4 (3.6 to 5.4)7.3 (6.6 to 8.0)
  • *p<0.05; **p<0.01; ***p<0.001 for within group (product use) analyses.

  • †Weighted percentages, raw N, missing data (n=1088).

  • ‡Includes cigars, cigarillos, little cigars, hookah/waterpipe with tobacco, pipe, bidis.

  • §Includes chewing tobacco, snuff, dip, snus, dissolvable tobacco.