Table 3

Cigarette smoking characteristics among cigarette dual users and smokers

Dual users
Cigarette smokers
Cigarettes per day, median15.010.0
Cigarettes per day, %
 <1 pack57.159.3
 ≥1 pack42.940.7
Age of initiation, median15.014.0
Age of regular initiation, median16.519.0
Duration of smoking, median21.526.0
24-hour smoking quit attempt in past 12 months, %57.1*25.9
Smokes mentholated cigarettes, %21.440.7
  • *Dual users significantly different from cigarette smokers at P<0.05.