Measurement Wizard


Tobacco Use, Frequency of

Frequency of smoking and/or chewing tobacco.


Below are 94 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. The ARDA staff further categorized these questions into 5 types:

Ever Smoke?Frequency ofNumber of CigarettesSmoke Now?Smoking History

Ever Smoke?This question type asks the respondent if he/she has ever smoked.


Frequency ofThis question type asks about the frequency of smoking.


Number of CigarettesThis question type asks the respondents how many cigarettes they smoke per day or have smoked over a certain time period.


Smoke Now?This question type asks the respondent if he/she smokes now.


Smoking HistoryThis question type asks the respondent about their history with smoking.

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