Journal of Oncology / 2011 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Epidemiology of Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Use among South Asian Immigrants in the Northeastern United States

Table 3

Country of origin and immigration status among South Asian adults in the US northeast overall and among ever and current cigarette smokers and smokeless tobacco users by gender, 2003–2006/7 Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey.

OverallEver smokerCurrent smokerEver SLTCurrent SLT

Males
 1st gen American of South Asian descent8.410.66.01.30.0
 India70.066.157.890.885.9
 Pakistan9.610.723.47.914.1
 Bangladesh12.012.512.90.00.0

Females
 1st gen American of South Asian descent17.646.650.031.2No current use
 India65.643.934.468.8
 Pakistan11.19.515.50.0
 Bangladesh5.60.00.00.0

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