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Tobacco Product Use Among Diverse Populations

Prevalence and Disparities in Tobacco Product Use Among American Indians / Alaska Natives - United States, 2010-2015

1. Among AI/ANs, prevalence of current use of any tobacco product is higher among all of the following, except for:

A. Females

B. Persons aged 18 - 25 years

C. Those will less than a high school diploma

D. Those who live below the federal poverty level


2. During 2010-2015, prevalence among AI/ANs was significantly higher than that among non-AI/ANs combined for current use of any tobacco product.

A. True

B. False


3. What might explain some of the observed differences in tobacco use among AI/ANs compared to other racial / ethnic groups?

A. Some American Indian tribes have long used traditional tobacco in cultural ceremonies of medicinal and spiritual importance, however, commercial tobacco products are being increasingly substituted for ceremonial purposes.

B. Tobacco products are less expensive on tribal lands.

C. The tobacco industry has been shown to target AI/ANs by marketing of cigarette brands with cultural icons, names, and symbols belonging exclusively to AI/ANs.

D. All of the above.


4. What culturally appropriate strategy is important when addressing tobacco-related disparities among AI/ANs?

A. Engaging traditional healers and respected community elders.

B. Fostering respect for traditional / ceremonial use of tobacco as a reason for not using tobacco recreationally.

C. Addressing the social determinants of health.

D. All of the above.


Tobacco Product Use Among Military Veterans - United States, 2010-2015

5. Which of the following is the most commonly used tobacco product among veterans?

A. Smokeless tobacco

B. Cigarettes

C. Roll-your-own tobacco

D. Cigars


6. Within subgroups of veterans, current use of any of the assessed tobacco products was higher among:

A. Persons aged 50 years or older

B. Non-Hispanic whites

C. Persons with less than a high school diploma

D. All of the above subgroups had higher tobacco use


7. By age and sex subgroups, use of any of the assessed tobacco products was significantly higher among all veteran groups than their nonveteran counterparts.

A. True

B. False


8. For both veterans and nonveterans, sex-specific quit ratios decreased with increasing age.

A. True

B. False


9. Despite similar quit ratios among veterans and nonveterans, the prevalence of current cigarette smoking is higher among veterans in most age groups.

A. True

B. False


10. Approximately _____ of current military smokers initiate tobacco use after enlisting in military service.

A. 22%

B. 38%

C. 55%

D. 80%


11. What factor encourages or enables tobacco use in the military?

A. Stress

B. Peer influence

C. Easy access to cheap tobacco products

D. All of the above


Tobacco Use Among Working Adults - United States, 2014-2016

12. Which occupation has the highest rate of any form of tobacco use?

A. Installation, maintenance, and repair

B. Life, physical, and social sciences

C. Armed forces

D. Accommodation and food services


13. Any current tobacco use was highest among:

A. Women

B. African Americans

C. Those with high school education or less

D. Persons aged 35 - 54 years


14. Overall, a decline in cigarette smoking, smokeless tobacco, and e-cigarette use has been observed among U.S. workers.

A. True

B. False


15. Use of multiple tobacco products is associated with increased risk for nicotine addiction, dependence, and adverse health effects which can lead to increased risks for tobacco-related morbidity and mortality.

A. True

B. False


16. Which of the following proven strategies to address tobacco use among U.S. adults has been especially effective in reducing cigarette smoking prevalence?

A. Anti-tobacco messages

B. Workplace tobacco-control interventions

C. Increased tobacco prices

D. Tobacco-free laws


Tobacco Product Use Among Adults - United States, 2015

17. Smoking remains the leading preventable cause of disease, disability, and death in the United States.

A. True

B. False


18. Getting effective help through counseling and use of medications can increase the chances of quitting cigarette use by as much as:

A. Twofold

B. Threefold

C. Fivefold

D. Tenfold


19. In 2015, current use of any tobacco product was higher for:

A. Persons who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual

B. Persons aged 65 + years

C. Persons living in the South

D. Persons who are insured through Medicare


20. Adults with a disability have a lower prevalence of tobacco use that those reporting no disability.

A. True

B. False


21. Prevalence of tobacco use is higher among:

A. Adults with serious psychological distress

B. Adults without serious psychological distress

C. Tobacco is used equally among those with and without serious psychological distress

D. Psychological distress does not influence tobacco use


22. In 2015, approximately one in _____ U.S. adults currently used any tobacco product.

A. Two

B. Three

C. Five

D. Eight


23. Which of the following have the highest prevalence of any tobacco product use of any subpopulation?

A. Adults with a disability

B. Persons who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual

C. Adults with serious psychological distress

D. Persons with annual household income of less than $35,000


24. The tobacco industry has targeted marketing toward:

A. Minority communities

B. Persons of lower socioeconomic status

C. Younger persons

D. All of the above


Tobacco Use in Top-Grossing Movies - United States, 2010-2016

25. The more youths see smoking on screen, the more likely they are to start smoking.

A. True

B. False


26. Which of the following increased during 2010-2016?

A. The percentage of top-grossing movies with tobacco incidence.

B. The total number of tobacco incidents in top-grossing movies.

C. Both (A) and (B).

D. None of the above.


27. During 2010-2016, the total number of tobacco incidents increased in:

A. G movies

B. PG movies

C. PG-13 movies

D. All of the above


28. Had the trend established from 2005 to 2010 continued, all youth-rated films would have been smoke-free by:

A. 2012

B. 2013

C. 2014

D. 2015


Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students - United States, 2011-2016

29. Combustible tobacco product use increased among high and middle school students during 2011-2016.

A. True

B. False


30. Among middle school students during 2011-2016, current use of e-cigarettes increased.

A. True

B. False


31. During 2011-2016, among high school students, _____ were the most commonly used tobacco product.

A. E-cigarettes

B. Cigarettes

C. Cigars

D. Smokeless tobacco


32. Cigars were the most commonly used tobacco product among:

A. Non-Hispanic white high school students

B. Non-Hispanic black high school students

C. Hispanic high school students

D. Other non-Hispanic high school students


33. During 2011-2016, among middle school students, _____ were the most commonly used tobacco product.

A. E-cigarettes

B. Cigarettes

C. Cigars

D. Smokeless tobacco


Electronic Cigarettes as an Introductory Tobacco Product Among Eighth and 11th Grade Tobacco Users - Oregon, 2015

34. During 2011-2015, increased electronic cigarette and hookah use offset declines in cigarette and other tobacco product use among persons under the age of 18 years.

A. True

B. False


35. E-cigarettes were the most common introductory tobacco product among all of the following, except for:

A. Ever users in the eighth grade.

B. Current users in the eighth grade.

C. Ever users in the 11th grade.

D. Current users in the 11th grade.


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