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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics and cigarette smoking state among participants in TUS-CPS 2002-2003 & 2010-2011

From: Changes in cigarette smoking initiation, cessation, and relapse among U.S. adults: a comparison of two longitudinal samples

Time-invariant sociodemographic characteristics 2003 (%, 95%CI) (n = 15,410) 2010 (%, 95%CI) (n = 18,499)
Sex
 Male 48.2 (48.1, 48.3) 48.3 (48.3, 48.3)
 Female 51.8 (51.7, 51.9) 51.7 (51.7, 51.7)
Age
 18-29 21.1 (20.9, 21.4) 21.1 (20.9, 21.3)
 30-44 31.2 (31.1, 31.4) 27.2 (27.0, 27.4)
 45+ 47.6 (47.5, 47.7) 51.8 (51.6, 51.7)
Marital Status
 Currently married 44.9 (44.4, 45.4) 48.3 (47.9, 48.8)
 Currently not married 55.1 (54.6, 55.6) 51.7 (51.2, 52.1)
Race/Ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic White 70.5 (70.4, 70.7) 68.0 (68.0, 68.1)
 Non-Hispanic Black 11.4 (11.3, 11.5) 11.4 (11.4, 11.4)
 Hispanic 12.3 (12.2, 12.5) 13.9 (13.9, 14.0)
 Asian/other 5.7 (5.7, 5.8) 6.6 (6.6, 6.6)
Time-varying sociodemographic characteristics 2002 (%, 95%CI) 2003 (%, 95%CI) 2010 (%, 95%CI) 2011 (%, 95%CI)
Education
 Less than high school degree 18.6 (18.2, 18.9) 16.6 (16.2, 17.1) 13.1 (12.8, 13.4) 11.7 (11.3, 12.0)
 High school degree/GED 29.3 (28.8, 29.8) 29.6 (29.0, 30.1) 28.7 (28.2, 29.0) 28.0 (27.4, 28.3)
  > high school degreea 52.1 (51.5, 52.7) 53.8 (53.1, 54.4) 58.2 (57.8, 58.8) 60.4 (60.0, 60.9)
18-year-old smoking prevalence
Non-smoker 87.8 (83.1, 92.1)   92.5 (89.6, 95.3)  
Smoking status
 Daily heavy smoker 9.9 (9.6, 10.2) 9.2 (8.9, 9.5) 7.1 (6.9, 7.4) 6.6 (6.3, 6.8)
 Daily light smoker 4.9 (4.6, 5.2) 4.9 (4.6, 5.2) 5.1 (4.9, 5.3) 5.0 (4.7, 5.2)
 Non-daily smoker 4.2 (4.0, 4.5) 3.4 (3.2, 3.6) 3.4 (3.2, 3.6) 2.7 (2.6, 2.9)
 Former smoker 22.2 (21.8, 22.7) 27.2 (26.7, 27.7) 19.5 (19.3, 19.9) 25.8 (25.4, 26.2)
 Non-smoker 58.7 (58.1, 59.4) 55.3 (54.6, 55.9) 64.6 (64.3, 65.3) 60.0 (59.5, 60.5)
  1. aIncludes some college/associate's degree/some other degree, and bachelor's degree or higher, CI Confidence Interval
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