TABLE 1

Logistic Regression Predicting Susceptibility to Any Tobacco Product Among Never-Using Adolescents

VariablePopulationSusceptible
n%95% CI%95% CIaOR95% CIP
Age, y
 12–13431239.538.6–40.534.933.5–36.4Ref
 14–15368934.133.2–35.047.745.9–49.51.381.25–1.53<.001
 16–17275026.425.6–27.252.150.1–54.11.441.28–1.61<.001
Sex
 Male542250.449.5–51.443.542.1–44.91.121.02–1.24.02
 Female532949.648.6–50.544.142.7–45.7Ref
Race/ethnicity
 NH white510753.652.6–54.541.539.9–43.2Ref
 NH African American153814.413.8–15.148.345.4–51.21.461.25–1.70<.001
 Hispanic313222.421.6–23.246.744.9–48.51.631.47–1.81<.001
 Asian3185.24.8–5.636.831.5–42.41.140.87–1.49.34
 Other6564.54.1–4.950.145.8–54.51.321.07–1.63.009
School performance
 Mostly A’s300330.029.0–31.037.235.5–39.00.720.63–0.82<.001
 A’s and B’s379634.833.9–35.744.242.4–46.30.890.78–1.01.08
 Other395235.234.1–36.349.047.3–50.7Ref
Parental educationa
 Less than HS graduate218417.216.1–18.543.541.5–45.6Ref
 HS graduate240821.320.2–22.542.240.2–44.20.920.81–1.05.21
 Some college287626.925.6–28.344.442.4–46.51.000.89–1.13.97
 College graduate320533.831.6–36.044.542.5–46.41.251.09–1.43.001
 No data780.80.06–1.045.234.0–56.91.080.67–1.74.77
Tobacco user in HH
 No742770.368.6–72.041.039.6–42.4
 Yes332429.728.0–31.450.548.6–52.51.191.06–1.34.003
Exposure to smoking
 Some exposure383435.033.8–36.353.551.8–55.11.391.26–1.54<.001
 No exposure691765.063.7–66.238.637.3–39.9Ref
Ad receptivity
 None576254.153.0–55.334.332.9–35.6Ref
 Low374134.133.0–35.350.448.5–52.21.381.24–1.53<.001
 Moderate107010.19.5–10.765.462.2–68.42.392.02–2.84<.001
 High1781.71.4–2.087.781.2–92.26.733.90–11.61<.001
Internalizing problems
 None362733.532.4–34.528.927.3–30.5Ref
 Low–moderate360633.832.7–34.943.441.8–45.11.341.19–1.51<.001
 High351832.831.6–34.059.457.3–61.51.621.42–1.84<.001
Externalizing problems
 None376735.033.8–36.126.224.6–27.8Ref
 Low–moderate419838.937.9–39.946.945.2–48.61.551.39–1.73<.001
 High278626.125.1–27.162.860.6–65.02.071.81–2.37<.001
Sensation seeking
 None653661.060.0–62.034.333.1–35.5Ref
 Low–moderate367834.033.1–34.956.354.4–58.11.581.43–1.76<.001
 High5375.04.6–5.475.270.5–79.32.521.92–3.29<.001
Substance use problems
 None10 25195.595.1–95.942.341.3–43.4Ref
 Low–moderate4263.93.5–4.374.569.7–78.80.990.74–1.32.95
 High740.60.5–0.882.872.7–89.81.410.74–2.69.30
Used other substances
 No726966.865.5–68.132.030.9–33.1Ref
 Yes348233.231.9–34.567.666.0–69.22.992.69–3.33<.001
  • Percentages, confidence limits, odds ratios, and P values are all weighted estimates. Other categories presented in the table may include respondents who did not provide data for the question. HH, household; HS, high school; NH, non-Hispanic; Ref, reference.

  • a There were 78 records that did not include information on parental educational level.