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Table 1 Demographic characteristics (n = 1000)

From: Impact of smokeless tobacco packaging on perceptions and beliefs among youth, young adults, and adults in the U.S: findings from an internet-based cross-sectional survey

Demographic characteristic Overall1 Used smokeless in past 30 days2 Smoked daily2 Intend to use smokeless in the next year2
  % % % %
Overall 100 16.5 49.6 13.3
Age     
  14-17 20.1 11.9 14.9 17.9
  18-25 39.9 24.3 56.9 37.6
  26-65 40 11.0 59.8 18.8
χ2   29.484 121.646 45.522
Gender     
  Female 50.1 12.4 53.5 17.0
  Male 49.9 20.6 45.7 35.3
χ2   12.398 6.087 43.428
Race/Ethnicity     
  White, non-Hispanic 74.1 12.8 51 23.1
  Black, non-Hispanic 6.7 11.9 32.8 20.9
  Hispanic 10.7 33.6 51.4 43.0
  Other/non-Hispanic 8.5 30.6 48.2 35.3
χ2   43.366 8.326 24.004
Ever smoked (even 2 puffs)     
  Yes 75.4 21.1 65.8 32.4
  No 24.6 2.4 -- 6.9
χ2   46.819   62.288
Ever smoked daily     
  Yes 49.6 26 -- 36.5
  No 50.4 7.1 -- 15.9
χ2   64.575   55.101
SLT use past 30 days3     
  0 days 83.5 -- 56.0 2.6
  1-5 days 9.0 -- 26.7 58.9
  6-9 days 2.9 -- 17.2 62.1
  10-19 days 2.1 -- 4.8 85.7
  20-30 days 2.5 -- 24.0 88.0
χ2    68.156 520.876
  1. Bold indicates significant at p < .05; 1Data reflect column totals; 2Data reflect row totals, 3Respondents respondents were asked “During the past 30 days, on how many days did you use chewing tobacco, snuff, dip, or smokeless tobacco products?”.