Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS) Data

chronicdata.cdc.gov | Last Updated 13 Aug 2020

1992-1993, 1995-1996, 1998-1999, 2001-2002, 2003, 2006-2007, 2010-2011, 2014-2015. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). State Tobacco Activities Tracking and Evaluation (STATE) System. TUS-CPS Survey Data. The Current Population Survey is a monthly survey of about 50,000 households conducted by the Bureau of the Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The survey has been conducted for more than 50 years. Estimates obtained from the CPS include employment, unemployment, earnings, hours of work, and other indicators. Supplemental surveys include questions about a variety of topics, including an annual social and economic supplement, school enrollment, work schedules, voting and registration, job tenure and occupational mobility, food security, and tobacco use. The data for the STATE System were obtained through the Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS). Tobacco topics included are cigarette smoking status, cigarette smoking prevalence by demographics, cigarette smoking frequency, cigarette consumption, quit attempts, cigar use, pipe use, smokeless tobacco use, and smokefree rules/policies in homes and worksites.

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This dataset has the following 31 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
YEARyeartextYear
LocationAbbrlocationabbrtextLocation abbreviation
LocationDesclocationdesctextLocation description
TopicTypetopictypetextType of topic (in this case, Tobacco Use data as well as Smokefree Policy data)
TopicDesctopicdesctextTopic description
MeasureDescmeasuredesctextMeasure description
DataSourcedatasourcetextData source
ResponseresponsetextResponse categories
Data_Value_Unitdata_value_unittextIndicator of the type of data value ($, %, etc)
Data_Value_Typedata_value_typetextType of data (yes/no, percentage, dollar, etc)
Data_Valuedata_valuenumberValue of the data
Data_Value_Footnote_Symboldata_value_footnote_symboltextWhere applicable, this text is associated with the footnote symbol
Data_Value_Footnotedata_value_footnotetextWhere applicable, this text is associated with the footnote text
Data_Value_Std_Errdata_value_std_errnumberStandard Error for the data value
Low_Confidence_Limitlow_confidence_limitnumberConfidence interval lower limit
High_Confidence_Limithigh_confidence_limitnumberConfidence interval upper limit
Sample_Sizesample_sizenumberSample size
GendergendertextGender of respondents
RaceracetextRace of respondents
AgeagetextAge of respondents
EducationeducationtextEducation level of respondents
GeoLocationgeolocationlocationGeolocation codes for mapping purposes
TopicTypeIdtopictypeidtextTopic type identifier code - can be used for filtering; used in application
TopicIdtopicidtextTopic identifier code - can be used for filtering; used in application
MeasureIdmeasureidtextMeasure identifier - can be used for filtering
StratificationID1stratificationid1textGender identifier code - can be used for filtering; used in application
StratificationID2stratificationid2textAge identifier code - can be used for filtering; used in application
StratificationID3stratificationid3textRace identifier code - can be used for filtering; used in application
StratificationID4stratificationid4textEducation identifier code - can be used for filtering; used in application
SubMeasureIDsubmeasureidtextSubmeasure identifier code - can be used for filtering; used in application
DisplayOrderdisplayordertextDisplay order; used in application