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TMEDPILL
Health professional prescribed smoking cessation products, such as Chantix, Varenicline, Zyban, Bupropion, or Wellbutrin during past year

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Description

For smokers who were advised to quit smoking by a medical professional in the past twelve months, TMEDPILL indicates whether or not a medical professional prescribed the respondent smoking cessation products, such as Chantix, Varenicline, Zyban, Bupropion, or Wellbutrin to help quit smoking.

This variable is a part of the Tobacco Use Supplement.

Comparability

This variable is comparable across all available years.

Universe

  • Self-respondent smokers age 18 or older who had seen a medical professional and was advised to quit.
  • May 2011: Self-respondent smokers age 18 or older who had seen a medical professional and was advised to quit; MIS 5-8 only.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2010 - - - - X - - X - - - -
2011 X - - - X - - - - - - -

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