Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults age 18 and older who are current smokers and tried to quit smoking in the past year, CSQTELINEYR indicates if the person used a telephone help line or quit line while trying to quit smoking during the past 12 months. Please see comparability section for description of universe changes between years.
There was a slight change in the universe between 2005 and 2010/2015. In 2005, this question was only asked of current smokers who had smoked at least 100 cigarettes in her/his entire life and tried to quit in the past 12 months. In 2010 and 2015, this question was asked of current smokers who tried to quit in the past 12 months regardless of total number of cigarettes smoked.
- 2005: Sample adults 18+ who have smoked at least 100 cigarettes in their entire life who are current smokers that tried to quit in the past 12 months.
- 2010; 2015: Sample adults 18+ who are current smokers and tried to quit in the last year.
- 2005, 2010, 2015
- 2005, 2010, 2015 : SAMPWEIGHT