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Status:Closed    Asked:Sep 05, 2018 - 11:18 AM

Smoking Intensity in TUS-CPS (tcigday) in May 2015

Hello,


It appears that the IPUMS version of May 2015 wave of TUS-CPS does not have a smoking intensity variable for current smokers. (Labeled tcigday in other TUS-CPS files, including Januray 2015.) Based on CPS documentation, it seems the question was asked. Is there a reason why it's not in the IPUMS file? Does it have a different variable name in May 2015? Could it be included?


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Jeff Bloem

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Yes, you are correct that this variable does seem to be available in the May 2015 Tobacco Use Supplement sample. I've sent a note to the IPUMS CPS team about adding this variable for May 2015. Outside of some prohibitive complication, this variable should be available relatively soon.

 

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