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Protocol - Youth Cigarette Purchase Behaviors and Experiences

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

Availability:

Publicly available

Description:

This protocol includes five questions from the University of Michigan and National Institutes of Health’s 2010 Monitoring the Future (MTF) project survey that capture data related to youth purchase behaviors and experiences.

Protocol:

1. During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) have you bought cigarettes…

a. …by having a friend or relative buy them for you?

[ ] None

[ ] 1 Time

[ ] 2 Times

[ ] 3-5 Times

[ ] 6-9 Times

[ ] 10 or More

b. …on your own from vending machines?

[ ] None

[ ] 1 Time

[ ] 2 Times

[ ] 3-5 Times

[ ] 6-9 Times

[ ] 10 or More

c. …through the mail?

[ ] None

[ ] 1 Time

[ ] 2 Times

[ ] 3-5 Times

[ ] 6-9 Times

[ ] 10 or More

d. …in a store where you pick up the pack (or carton) and bring it to the check-out counter?

[ ] None

[ ] 1 Time

[ ] 2 Times

[ ] 3-5 Times

[ ] 6-9 Times

[ ] 10 or More

e. …in a store where the clerk has to hand you the pack or carton?

[ ] None

[ ] 1 Time

[ ] 2 Times

[ ] 3-5 Times

[ ] 6-9 Times

[ ] 10 or More

f. …bought them in some other way?

[ ] None

[ ] 1 Time

[ ] 2 Times

[ ] 3-5 Times

[ ] 6-9 Times

[ ] 10 or More

2. During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) did YOU buy cigarettes for your own use…

a. …at a big supermarket?

[ ] None

[ ] 1 Time

[ ] 2 Times

[ ] 3-5 Times

[ ] 6-9 Times

[ ] 10 or More

b. …at a small grocery store?

[ ] None

[ ] 1 Time

[ ] 2 Times

[ ] 3-5 Times

[ ] 6-9 Times

[ ] 10 or More

c. …at a drugstore?

[ ] None

[ ] 1 Time

[ ] 2 Times

[ ] 3-5 Times

[ ] 6-9 Times

[ ] 10 or More

d. …at a convenience store (like a Hop-In or 7-11) or a gas station?

[ ] None

[ ] 1 Time

[ ] 2 Times

[ ] 3-5 Times

[ ] 6-9 Times

[ ] 10 or More

e. …from a website?

[ ] None

[ ] 1 Time

[ ] 2 Times

[ ] 3-5 Times

[ ] 6-9 Times

[ ] 10 or More

3. What brand of cigarettes do you usually smoke? (Brands are in alphabetical order. Mark only one.)

[ ] Basic®

[ ] Benson & Hedges®

[ ] Black & Whites®

[ ] Cambridge®

[ ] Camel®

[ ] Capri®

[ ] Carlton®

[ ] Doral®

[ ] GPC®

[ ] Kent®

[ ] Kool®

[ ] Marlboro®

[ ] Merit®

[ ] Misty®

[ ] Monarch®

[ ] More®

[ ] Newport®

[ ] Pall Mall®

[ ] Parliament®

[ ] Salem®

[ ] Vantage®

[ ] Virginia Slims®

[ ] Winston®

[ ] Other

[ ] No usual brand

4. The last time that you tried to buy cigarettes in a store or gas station, were you asked for proof of age?

[ ] I never tried to buy cigarettes at a store or gas station

[ ] No, they didn’t ask me and they sold me the cigarettes

[ ] No, they didn’t ask but they didn’t see me the cigarettes

[ ] Yes, I was asked for proof of age

If yes, what happened?

[ ] I showed some ID and got the cigarettes

[ ] I showed some ID but they refused to sell me the cigarettes

[ ] I didn’t show ID and they sold them to me anyway

[ ] I didn’t show ID and they didn’t sell me any cigarettes

5. Have you ever gone to a store and bought just one or a few cigarettes (fewer than the usual pack of 20)?

[ ] No, never

[ ] Yes, in the past 12 months

[ ] Yes, but not in the past 12 months

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:

Adolescent

Specific Instructions:

The WG recommends that investigators consider clearly defining "tobacco products" by noting whether that definition includes or excludes certain types of related products based on these criteria: products that are intended for human consumption; made or derived from tobacco; typically contain nicotine, but sometimes do not; and are not Food and Drug Administration-approved tobacco-cessation products.

Research Domain Information

Release Date:

June 24, 2015

Definition

This measure is used to assess cigarette purchase behaviors and experiences among youth.

Purpose

The purpose of this measure is to gain an understanding of youths’ behaviors and experiences when purchasing cigarettes.

Selection Rationale

The Monitoring the Future (MTF) study is a reliable, valid, large-scale, national study that has been continuously administered to 12th graders since 1975. Since 1991, 8th and 10th graders have been included.

Language

English

Standards

StandardNameIDSource
Common Data Elements (CDE)Youth Cigarette Purchase Behavior Assessment Text4885454CDE Browser
Common Data Elements (CDE)Youth Cigarette Purchase Experience Assessment Text4885458CDE Browser

Process and Review

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

Source

University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research, Survey Research Center; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2010). Monitoring the Future: A continuing study of American youth. Ann Arbor, MI: Author. Part B, Questions 3-7.

General References

Johnston LD, O’malley PM, Terry-McElrath YM. (2004). Methods, locations, and ease of cigarette access for American youth, 1997-2002. Am J Prev Med; 27(4):267-76.

Protocol ID:

751501

Variables:

Export Variables
Variable NameVariable IDVariable DescriptionVersiondbGaP Mapping
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Via_Relative_FriendPX751501010100During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) have you bought cigarettes¿¿¿ ¿¿¿by having a friend or relative buy them for you?4N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Via_Vending_MachinePX751501010200During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) have you bought cigarettes¿¿¿ ¿¿¿on your own from vending machines?4N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Via_MailPX751501010300During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) have you bought cigarettes¿¿¿ ¿¿¿through the mail?4N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Via_Store_UnassistedPX751501010400During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) have you bought cigarettes¿¿¿ ¿¿¿in a store where you pick up the pack (or carton) and bring it to the check-out counter?4N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Via_Store_AssistedPX751501010500During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) have you bought cigarettes¿¿¿ ¿¿¿in a store where the clerk has to hand you the pack or carton?4N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Via_Other_WayPX751501010600During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) have you bought cigarettes¿¿¿ ¿¿¿bought them in some other way?4N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Big_SupermarketPX751501020100During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) did YOU buy cigarettes for your own use¿¿¿ ¿¿¿at a big supermarket?4N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Small_GroceryPX751501020200During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) did YOU buy cigarettes for your own use¿¿¿ ¿¿¿at a small grocery store?4N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_DrugstorePX751501020300During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) did YOU buy cigarettes for your own use¿¿¿ ¿¿¿at a drugstore?4N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Convenience_StorePX751501020400During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) did YOU buy cigarettes for your own use¿¿¿ ¿¿¿at a convenience store (like a Hop-In or 7-11) or a gas station?4N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_WebsitePX751501020500During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) did YOU buy cigarettes for your own use¿¿¿ ¿¿¿from a website?4N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Brand_LoyaltyPX751501030000What brand of cigarettes do you usually smoke? (Brands are in alphabetical order. Mark only one.)4Variable Mapping
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_ID_CheckPX751501040000The last time that you tried to buy cigarettes in a store or gas station, were you asked for proof of age?4N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_ID_Check_ResultPX751501050000If yes, what happened?4N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_Not_Full_PackPX751501060000Have you ever gone to a store and bought just one or a few cigarettes (fewer than the usual pack of 20)?4N/A