Cigar Use Misreporting Among Youth: Data from the 2009 Youth Tobacco Survey, Virginia
|Current Cigarette Use||21||14||16||11||9.25|
|Current Cigar Use||11||8.2||8.2||7||6.6|
|Adjusted Cigar Use||8.2||10.75||11.4|
Figure. Trends in current cigarette, cigar, and adjusted cigar use among youth, Virginia, 2001-2009. An item assessing brand-specific cigar use was added to the Virginia Youth Tobacco Survey in 2007 and 2009. Adjusted cigar use is based on 2007 and 2009 data corrected for responses to brand-specific items versus general items. Tests for proportions were computed to determine differences between current and adjusted cigar use percentages.
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