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Protocol - Tobacco Brand and Variety - Cigars

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Protocol Name from Source:

This section will be completed when reviewed by an Expert Review Panel.

Availability:

Publicly available

Description:

Three questions asked by an interviewer to determine the cigar brand and type smoked by respondents.

Protocol:

1. During the PAST 30 days, what BRAND of CIGAR did you smoke MOST OFTEN?

____ ENTER CODE FOR BRAND (1-15). ENTER 15 for OTHER BRAND NOT ON THE LIST

NOTE: List of major brands for coding SEE BELOW. IF indicates "need to prompt with Follow-Up question Q2," ask Q2 after asking main question Q1. Follow-up prompt appears for certain brands that produce regular and little cigars.

THE UNREAD CODES FOR INTERVIEWER ENTRY ARE:

1 [ ] Al Capone (makes regular and little/small cigars)

2 [ ] Backwoods (regular only)

3 [ ] Black & Milds (makes regular and cigarillo-medium size cigars) (in Spanish use "medium size cigars " instead of the word "cigarillo" here) with plastic hard filters)

4 [ ] Captain Black (little only)

5 [ ] Dutch Masters (regular/large cigar)

6 [ ] Dutch Treats (little cigar)

7 [ ] Erik (little only)

8 [ ] Hav-a-tampa (makes regular and little/small cigars)

9 [ ] King Edward( makes regular and little/small cigars)

10 [ ] Muriel (makes regular and little/small cigars)

11 [ ] Phillies (makes regular and little/small cigars)

12 [ ] Prime Time (little only)

13 [ ] Smoker’s Choice (little only)

14 [ ] Swisher Sweet* (makes regular and little/small cigars)

15 [ ] Other

2. Is that a regular or little cigar? Little cigars are cigarette size with a filter.

1 [ ] Regular cigar

2 [ ] Little/small cigars

3 [ ] None of the above;

4 [ ] Don’t Know; Refused

3. During the past 30 days, did you USUALLY smoke flavored cigars? By flavored we mean fruit, candy, alcohol, clove or any other flavorings.

1 [ ] Yes

2 [ ] No

Personnel and Training Required

The interviewer must be trained to conduct personal interviews with individuals from the general population. The interviewer must be trained and found to be competent (i.e., tested by an expert) at the completion of personal interviews. The interviewer should be trained to prompt respondents further if a "don’t know" response is provided.

Equipment Needs

None.

Requirements

Requirement CategoryRequired
Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individualNo
Major equipmentNo
Specialized requirements for biospecimen collectionNo
Specialized trainingNo

Mode of Administration

Self-administered

Life Stage:

Child, Adolescent, Adult

Specific Instructions:

The PhenX Working Group acknowledges these questions can be administered in a computerized or non-computerized format (i.e., paper-and-pencil instrument). Computer software is necessary to develop computer-assisted instruments. The interviewer will require a laptop computer/handheld computer to administer a computer-assisted questionnaire.

Research Domain Information

Release Date:

June 24, 2015

Definition

This measure consists of questions used to determine the tobacco product brand and type used by the respondent most often in the last 30 days.

Purpose

This measure is used to assess the type and brand of tobacco product used by respondents.

Selection Rationale

The protocol from the Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS) was chosen because it is a large survey (each survey wave includes about 240,000 respondents) of the U.S. non-institutionalized civilian population of adults that has been conducted since 1992 in a consistent manner.

Language

English, Spanish

Standards

StandardNameIDSource
Common Data Elements (CDE)Cigar Brand and Variety Assessment Text4883642CDE Browser

Process and Review

This section will be completed when reviewed by an Expert Review Panel.

Source

U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau (2008). National Cancer Institute and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Co-sponsored Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (2010-2011) Technical documentation (question Jc, Jcpro, and Jcflavr).

General References

None.

Protocol ID:

730701

Variables:

Export Variables
Variable NameVariable IDVariable DescriptionVersiondbGaP Mapping
PX730701_Past30Days_Brand_Cigar_MostOftenPX730701010000During the PAST 30 days, what BRAND of CIGAR did you smoke MOST OFTEN? ENTER CODE FOR BRAND (1-15). ENTER 15 for OTHER BRAND NOT ON THE LIST4N/A
PX730701_RegularOrLittle_CigarPX730701020000Is that a regular or little cigar? Little cigars are cigarette size with a filter.4N/A
PX730701_Past30Days_Usually_FlavoredCigars_FruitCandyFlavorPX730701030000During the past 30 days, did you USUALLY smoke flavored cigars? By flavored we mean fruit, candy, alcohol, clove or any other flavorings.4N/A