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Corrected Data Table 3

Tobacco Use, Access, and Exposure to Tobacco in Media Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2004. MMWR Vol. 54/ No 12, April 1, 2005

TABLE 3. Percentage of students in middle school (grades 6–8) and high school (grades 9–12) who reported being exposed to tobacco-related media and advertising, and current cigarette smokers aged < 18 years who tried to buy cigarettes in a store, by sex and race/ethnicity—National Youth Tobacco Survey, United States, 2004

All StudentsCurrent cigarette
smokers* aged
< 18 years
Saw actors on television or in movies using tobaccoSaw advertisements for tobacco products on the InternetWere not asked to show proof of age when purchasing cigarettesWere not refused purchase because of age
Char-
acter-
istic
%(95% CI§)%(95% CI§)%(95% CI§)%(95% CI§)
Middle School
Sex
Male78.4§(±1.6)33.8§(±1.7)64.4(±7.8)66.9(±7.2)
Female77.2§(±1.8)34.4§(±2.2)75.3(±7.7)69.8(±6.6)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic78.5§(±1.9)34.3§(±2.2)76.7(±8.6)72.8(±8.2)
Black, non-Hispanic76.9§(±2.2)32.0§(±2.3)65.9(±12.2)64.8(±9.7)
Hispanic77.9§(±1.7)36.5§(±2.0)60.0(±9.6)61.5(±8.8)
Asian74.2§(±4.2)28.1§(±5.1)__¶__¶__¶__¶
Total (Middle School)77.8§(±1.5)34.1§(±1.6)69.9(±6.1)68.5(±5.4)
High School
Sex
Male85.9§(±1.2)38.4§(±1.7)58.1(±4.5)52.7(±4.0)
Female87.4§(±1.1)38.9§(±1.9)70.0§(±6.4)70.8(±5.1)
Race/Ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic87.0§(±1.3)37.6§(±1.8)62.6(±6.0)61.0(±4.2)
Black, non-Hispanic85.4§(±1.7)38.5(±2.6)74.6(±8.9)70.9(±9.1)
Hispanic86.2§(±1.3)44.5§(±2.3)61.7(±5.8)54.5(±6.6)
Asian86.3§(±3.5)40.6(±4.2)__¶__¶__¶__¶
Total (High School)86.6§(±0.9)38.6§(±1.4)63.4(±4.8)61.2(±3.3)

* Used tobacco on at least 1 day during the 30 days preceding the survey.
Cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, pipes, bidis (leaf-wrapped, flavored cigarettes from India), or kreteks (clove cigarettes).
§ Confidence interval.
Significant difference (p<0.05), 2004 versus 2002.

 
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