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CIGTRY: AGE WHEN FIRST TRIED A CIGARETTE

2. About how old were you when you first tried a cigarette?

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 - 20.0%
2 - 60.1%
3 - 180.2%
4 - 180.2%
5 - 971.3%
6 - 1031.4%
7 - 1301.8%
8 - 1902.6%
9 - 1812.5%
10 - 4015.6%
11 - 2884.0%
12 - 7179.9%
13 - 5547.7%
14 - 5477.6%
15 - 5387.4%
16 - 5157.1%
17 - 2613.6%
18 - 2994.1%
19 - 1231.7%
20 - 1301.8%
21 - 741.0%
22 - 480.7%
23 - 280.4%
24 - 190.3%
25 - 300.4%
26 - 90.1%
27 - 80.1%
28 - 50.1%
29 - 50.1%
30 - 250.3%
31 - 20.0%
32 - 30.0%
33 - 20.0%
34 - 10.0%
35 - 50.1%
38 - 10.0%
40 - 110.2%
41 - 10.0%
43 - 10.0%
44 - 10.0%
45 - 40.1%
50 - 20.0%
51 - 10.0%
53 - 10.0%
60 - 20.0%
70 - 10.0%
Missing Data
91 NEVER USED CIGARETTES 1,80224.9%
94 DON'T KNOW 10.0%
98 BLANK 130.2%
Total 7,224 100%

Based upon 5,408 valid cases out of 7,224 total cases.

Summary Statistics

Location: 21-22 (width: 2; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Missing Values: 91 , 94 , 98

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1979.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.