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TAGESMK
Age when started smoking cigarettes regularly

Codes

996 = Refused
997 = Don't Know
998 = No Response
999 = N.I.U. (Not in Universe).

Description

TAGESMK reports the age an individual first started smoking regularly.

This variable is part of the Tobacco Supplement.

Comparability

This variable is completely comparable across all available years.

Universe

  • 1992-1993 (selected months): People who have smoked at least 100 cigarettes, and who did not claim to have never smoked regularly or not know what age they began.
  • 1995-2015 (selected months): Responded that they had smoked at least 100 cigarettes in their lifetime.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1992 - - - - - - - - X - - -
1993 X - - - X - - - - - - -
1995 - - - - - - - - X - - -
1996 X - - - X - - - - - - -
1998 - - - - - - - - X - - -
1999 – 2000 X - - - X - - - - - - -
2001 - - - - - X - - - - X -
2002 - X - - - - - - - - - -
2003 - X - - - X - - - - X -
2006 - - - - X - - X - - - -
2007 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2010 - - - - X - - X - - - -
2011 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2014 - - - - - - X - - - - -
2015 X - - - X - - - - - - -

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