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Who takes advantage of cigarette coupons and price promotions? Findings from the 2013-2014 National Adult Tobacco Survey

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 — Poster Session I

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
FAES Terrace
NIMHD
BEHAV-15

Author

  • K Choi

Abstract

Objective: We aim to examine the characteristics associated with the smokers who take advantage of these price promotions. Methods: Data were from participants of the 2013-2014 National Adult Tobacco Survey who reported purchasing cigarettes in the past 30 days (n=8,329). Use of coupons, rebates, buy 1 get 1 free, 2 for 1, or any other special promotions when buying cigarettes in the past 30 days was assessed. Information on demographics and smoking behaviors were collected. Weighted logistical regression models were used to examine the characteristics associated with using these price promotions. Results: About 20% of US smokers who bought cigarettes in the past 30 days used price promotions. In the demographics only model, younger (vs. older) and less educated (vs. graduate degrees) smokers were more likely to take advantage of these price promotions (p

Category: Social and Behavioral Sciences