Tobacco & Nicotine
A Longitudinal Analysis of Respiratory Illness and Tobacco Use TransitionsAmong individuals with chronic respiratory conditions, transitions between patterns of tobacco product use are not well understood. This study examines how transitions, including quitting altogether, differ over time between those who do and do not have chronic respiratory conditions.
U.S. Trends in Age of Cigar Smoking Initiation by Race/Ethnicity and EducationYounger age of initiating cigar smoking is associated with greater nicotine dependence and current use. Age of initiating cigarette smoking has increased over time, whereas trends in age of initiating cigar smoking remain understudied. These trends were examined by race/ethnicity, by education, and at their intersection.