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TSINCEDAILY
How long since last smoked every day (days)

Codes

99995 = Topcoded
99996 = Refused
99997 = Don't Know
99998 = No Response
99999 = N.I.U. (Not in Universe).

Description

TSINCEDAILY reports the approximate number of days since the respondent had smoked every day. In the original survey, the respondent reports a unit of time (days, weeks, months) and a number. To construct TSINCEDAILY, the reported value was converted to days by multiplying weeks by 7, months by 30, and years by 365.

This variable is part of the Tobacco Use Supplement.

Comparability

In 1992 and 1993 samples, a number of respondents reported it had been longer than one hundred years since they smoked daily. For these responses, TSINCEDAILY has a topcoded value of 99995.

Universe

  • Self-respondent non-daily or former smokers who had smoked daily for at least 6 months in the past.

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 X - - - X - - - - - - -
2001 - - - - - X - - - - X -
2002 - X - - - - - - - - - -
2003 - X - - - X - - - - X -
2006 - - - - X - - X - - - -
2007 X - - - - - - - - - - -

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