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Protocol - Youth Cigarette Purchase Behaviors and Experiences

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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

Protocol Name from Source:

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

Availability:

Publicly available

Personnel and Training Required

None.

Equipment Needs

None.

Requirements
Requirement CategoryRequired
Major equipment No
Specialized training No
Specialized requirements for biospecimen collection No
Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individual No
Mode of Administration

Self-administered questionnaire

Life Stage:

Adolescent

Participants:

Adolescents (ages 13-17)

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.

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 Text 4885454 CDE Browser
Common Data Elements (CDE) Youth Cigarette Purchase Experience Assessment Text 4885458 CDE Browser
Derived Variables

None.

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_Big_Supermarket PX751501020100 During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) did YOU buy at a big supermarket? 4 N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Brand_Loyalty PX751501030000 What brand of cigarettes do you usually smoke? (Brands are in alphabetical order. Mark only one.) 4 Variable Mapping
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Convenience_Store PX751501020400 During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) did YOU buy at a convenience store (like a Hop-In or 7-11) or a gas station? 4 N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Drugstore PX751501020300 During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) did YOU buy at a drugstore? 4 N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Small_Grocery PX751501020200 During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) did YOU buy at a small grocery store? 4 N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Via_Mail PX751501010300 During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) have you bought through the mail? 4 N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Via_Other_Way PX751501010600 During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) have you bought bought them in some other way? 4 N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Via_Relative_Friend PX751501010100 During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) have you bought by having a friend or relative buy them for you? 4 N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Via_Store_Assisted PX751501010500 During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) have you bought in a store where the clerk has to hand you the pack or carton? 4 N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Via_Store_Unassisted PX751501010400 During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) have you bought in a store where you pick up the pack (or carton) and bring it to the check-out counter? 4 N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Via_Vending_Machine PX751501010200 During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) have you bought on your own from vending machines? 4 N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_History_Website PX751501020500 During the last 30 days, about how many times (if any) did YOU buy from a website? 4 N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_ID_Check PX751501040000 The last time that you tried to buy cigarettes in a store or gas station, were you asked for proof of age? 4 N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_ID_Check_Result PX751501050000 If yes, what happened? 4 N/A
PX751501_Youth_Purchase_Not_Full_Pack PX751501060000 Have you ever gone to a store and bought just one or a few cigarettes (fewer than the usual pack of 20)? 4 N/A
Research Domain Information
Measure Name:

Youth Cigarette Purchase Behaviors and Experiences

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.

Keywords

Monitoring the Future, MTF, youth purchase behaviors, youth purchase experiences, cigarettes, cigarette purchase