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Protocol - Self-reported Tobacco Product Purchase Location - Cigars

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

Availability:

Publicly available

Description:

This protocol includes questions from the Wave 1 Adult Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Survey instrument. These specific questions are used to measure the purchase location of cigars.

Protocol:

1. How [do/did] you usually buy [[CIGARFILL]s/ cigarillos/ filtered cigars] for yourself [when you smoke blunts]? Is it…

[ ] 1 In person (such as at a store or cigar bar)

[ ] 2 From the internet

[ ] 3 By telephone

[ ] 4 I [do I did] not buy my own [CIGARFILL]s

[ ] -8 DON’T KNOW

[ ] -7 REFUSED

ASK: Current users and former users 12-month OR blunt-only cigar smokers (BLUNT_ONLY_GRILLO = 1 OR BLUNT_ONLY_GFC = 1)

PROGRAM: For current [CIGARFILL] smokers display "do" and [CIGARFILLs]; For 12-month former [CIGARFILL] smokers, display "did" and [CIGARFILLs]. IF BLUNT_ONLY_GRILLO = 1, display "do," "cigarillos," and "when you smoke blunts"; and fill response option 4 with "do" and "cigarillos for blunts." If BLUNT_ONLY_GFC = 1, display "do," "filtered cigars," and "when you smoke blunts"; and fill response option 4 with "do" and "filtered cigars for blunts." Display instruction for question and response option 4 fill: for current [CIGARFILL] smokers, display "do"; for 12-month former [CIGARFILL] smokers, display "did."

2. [Do/Did] you usually buy [[CIGARFILL]s/cigarillos for blunts/filtered cigars for blunts]...?

[ ] 1 In your own state

[ ] 2 In another state

[ ] 3 Outside the US

[ ] -8 DON’T KNOW

[ ] -7 REFUSED

ASK: Current users, former users 12 month, and blunt-only cigar smokers (BLUNT_ONLY_GRILLO = 1 OR BLUNT_ONLY_GFC = 1) who usually buy [CIGARFILL]s in person (Q1 = 1)

PROGRAM: For current [CIGARFILL] smokers, display "Do" and "[CIGARFILL]s"; for 12-month former [CIGARFILL] smokers, display "Did" and "[CIGARFILL]s." If BLUNT_ONLY_GRILLO = 1, display "Do" and "cigarillos for blunts." If BLUNT_ONLY_GFC = 1, display "Do" and "filtered cigars for blunts."

3. Where [do/did] you buy your [[CIGARFILL]s/cigarillos for blunts/filtered cigars for blunts] most of the time?

[ ] 1 A cigar bar

[ ] 2 A convenience store or gas station

[ ] 3 A supermarket, grocery store, or drug store

[ ] 4 A warehouse club, such as Sam’s or Costco

[ ] 5 A smoke shop, tobacco specialty store, or tobacco outlet store

[ ] 6 A duty-free shop or military commissary

[ ] 7 A bar, pub, restaurant, or casino

[ ] 8 A friend or relative

[ ] 9 A swap meet or flea market

10 [ ] A liquor store

11 [ ] Or from somewhere else SPECIFY: ____________________________

[ ] -8 DON’T KNOW

[ ] -7 REFUSED

ASK: Current users, former users 12 month, and blunt-only cigar smokers (BLUNT_ONLY_GRILLO = 1 OR BLUNT_ONLY_GFC = 1) who usually buy [CIGARFILL]s in person (Q1 = 1)

PROGRAM: For current [CIGARFILL] smokers, display "do" and "[CIGARFILLs]"; for 12-month former [CIGARFILL] smokers, display "did" and "[CIGARFILLs]." If BLUNT_ONLY_GRILLO = 1, display "Do" and "cigarillos for blunts." If BLUNT_ONLY_GFC = 1, display "Do" and "filtered cigars for blunts."

Personnel and Training Required

None.

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:

Adult

Specific Instructions:

To answer these questions, investigators will need to determine whether or not the respondent is a current cigar or blunt-only cigar smoker. To do so, the Working Group is recommending that investigators add the Use of Tobacco Products Toolkit measure.

[CIGARFILL] = traditional cigars, cigarillos, and filtered cigars.

Traditional cigars contain tightly rolled tobacco that is wrapped in a tobacco leaf. Some common brands of cigars include Macanudo®, Romeo y Julieta®, and Arturo Fuente®, but there are many others. Cigarillos and filtered cigars are smaller than traditional cigars. They are usually brown. Some are the same size as cigarettes, and some come with plastic or wood tips. Some common brands are Black & Mild®, Swisher Sweets®, Dutch Masters®, Phillies Blunts®, Prime Time®, and Winchester®.

Research Domain Information

Release Date:

June 24, 2015

Definition

Instrument used to assess the purchase location of cigarettes, cigars, dissolvable tobacco, e-cigarettes, hookah tobacco, pipe, and smokeless tobacco by consumers.

Purpose

The purpose of this measure is to assess the purchase location of cigarettes, cigars, dissolvable tobacco, e-cigarettes, hookah tobacco, pipe, and smokeless tobacco, its correlation to the final price paid by the consumer, and association with tobacco use.

Selection Rationale

The Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study is a nationally representative, in-person longitudinal cohort study of nonusers and users of tobacco products and those at risk for tobacco use across the United States. Respondents 12 years old and up are asked questions on tobacco use, attitudes, and health, and biospecimens (buccal cell, urine, and blood) are collected from adults. The PATH Study was implemented to provide an evidence base for assessing and monitoring the Food and Drug Administration’s regulatory actions in meeting its mandate under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. Regulatory domains include product standards, new and modified risk products, health warnings, and health education campaigns.

Language

English, Spanish

Standards

StandardNameIDSource
Common Data Elements (CDE)Cigar Purchase Location Assessment Text4884753CDE Browser

Process and Review

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

Source

National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, PATH Wave 1 Adult Extended Interview 7.5, 2013, Items AG1030, AG1032, AG1033.

General References

National Institutes of Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration. (2013). Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study: Final Adult Baseline (Wave 1) Questionnaire. Bethesda, MD: National Institutes of Health.

Protocol ID:

740902

Variables:

Export Variables
Variable NameVariable IDVariable DescriptionVersiondbGaP Mapping
PX740902_Selfreported_Methodof_Purchase_CigarillosPX740902010000How [do/did] you usually buy [[CIGARFILL]s/ cigarillos/ filtered cigars] for yourself [when you smoke blunts]? Is it...4N/A
PX740902_Selfreported_Locationof_Purchase_CigarillosPX740902020000[Do/Did] you usually buy [[CIGARFILL]s/cigarillos for blunts/filtered cigars for blunts]...?4N/A
PX740902_Selfreported_Locationof_Vendor_CigarillosPX740902030100Where [do/did] you buy your [[CIGARFILL]s/cigarillos for blunts/filtered cigars for blunts] most of the time?4N/A
PX740902_Selfreported_Locationof_Vendor_Cigarillos_OtherVendorEncodedPX740902030201Where [do/did] you buy your [[CIGARFILL]s/cigarillos for blunts/filtered cigars for blunts] most of the time?4N/A
PX740902_Selfreported_Locationof_Vendor_Cigarillos_OtherVendorPX740902030202Where [do/did] you buy your [[CIGARFILL]s/cigarillos for blunts/filtered cigars for blunts] most of the time?4N/A