TABLE 1

Counts and Weighted Proportions of Population Characteristics Among US Youth Reporting No Lifetime Nicotine- and/or Tobacco-Product Use in the PATH Study, 2013–2015

Variablen (%)
Internalizing problems
 Low3958 (51.4)
 Moderate2278 (29.6)
 High1466 (19.0)
Externalizing problems
 Low3045 (39.5)
 Moderate2386 (31.0)
 High2271 (29.5)
Sex
 Female3797 (49.3)
 Male3905 (50.7)
Age, y
 12–145047 (65.5)
 15–172655 (34.5)
Race
 White alone5352 (69.5)
 African American alone1203 (15.6)
 Othera1147 (14.9)
Parent education level
 Less than high school1539 (20.0)
 High school or equivalent1372 (17.8)
 Some college or associate’s degree2409 (31.3)
 Bachelor’s degree1558 (20.2)
 Advanced degree824 (10.7)
Past-year marijuana use
 No7572 (98.3)
 Yes130 (1.7)
Past-year alcohol use
 No7176 (93.0)
 Yes526 (7.0)
  • Percentages are weighted by using the wave 2 replicate weights.

  • a The “other” race category includes participants identifying as American Indian or Alaskan native, Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, other Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Guamanian or Chamorro, Samoan, and other Pacific Islander.