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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of adolescents by physician tobacco use screening; NSDUH 2013 (n = 12,798)

From: Physician tobacco screening and advice to quit among U.S. adolescents – National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2013

  Overall Physician Screened for Tobacco Use
Yes No P
n = 6324 (49.4%) n = 6474 (50.6%)  
Sex, n (%)     <.001
 Male 6252 (48.3) 2810 (43.4) 3442 (52.7)  
 Female 6546 (51.7) 3514 (56.6) 3032 (47.2)  
Age, n (%)     <.001
 12–13 yo 3641 (28.3) 1100 (17.1) 2541 (38.8)  
 14–17 yo 9157 (71.7) 5224 (83.0) 3933 (61.2)  
Race/Ethnicity, n (%)     <.001
 Non-Hispanic White 7255 (55.5) 3872 (60.1) 3383 (51.3)  
 Non-Hispanic Black 1780 (13.8) 788 (12.1) 992 (15.3)  
 Hispanic 2449 (21.9) 1089 (20.5) 1360 (23.1)  
 Non-Hispanic Asian 476 (5.1) 191 (3.8) 285 (6.3)  
 Non-Hispanic Other 838 (3.8) 384 (3.5) 454 (4.1)  
Enrolled in School, n (%) 12683 (99.4) 6262 (99.3) 6421 (99.4) ns
Total Family Income, n (%)     <.001
 Less than $20,000 2292 (17.5) 1035 (16.2) 1257 (18.7)  
 $20,000–$49,999 3751 (28.6) 1791 (27.1) 1960 (30.0)  
 $50,000–$74,999 2236 (16.5) 1089 (16.4) 1147 (16.6)  
 $75,000 or more 4519 (37.3) 2409 (40.3) 2110 (34.6)  
Receives Public Assistance, n (%) 536 (4.0) 237 (3.7) 299 (4.4) <.001
Receives Food Stamps, n (%) 3003 (22.3) 1,362 (20.4) 1641 (24.0) .002
Private Health Coverage, n (%) 7620 (59.6) 3973 (63.8) 3647 (55.7) <.001
Cigarette Use     <.001
 Never Use 10565 (84.2) 5063 (81.7) 5502 (86.4)  
 Ever Use, No Current Use 1405 (10.3) 719 (11.1) 686 (9.5)  
 Current Use (Past 30-Day) 828 (5.6) 542 (7.1) 286 (4.2)  
Alcohol, n (%)     
 Past 30-Day Use 1576 (11.5) 923 (13.5) 653 (9.7) <.001
 Screened for Use 5,592 (42.4) 5,187 (82.6) 405 (5.3) <.001
Marijuana, n (%)     
 Past 30-Day Use 1013 (6.9) 622 (8.8) 391 (5.2) <.001
 Screened for Use 4,702 (35.4) 4,339 (68.3) 363 (5.0) <.001
  1. Cell counts reported are unweighted, but the percentages represent the weighted sample. All percentages reported are column percents
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