Table 2

Sources of smokers’ most recently obtained cigarettes
Source Participants who reported the source of their most recent cigarettes
n %
Local store, convenience store, gas station 2,148 40.7%
Supermarket or hypermarket 1,034 23.3%
Tobacco shop 914 24.9%
Street vendor 281 6.0%
Gifts from others 166 3.5%
Other* 72 1.7%
Total 4615 100.0%

* For the percentage of the source was less than 1%, these sources were collapsed into one category. This category includes bars, cafeterias, tea bars, restaurants, hotels, duty-free shop, outside the country, military store, on the internet, vending machines, vender selling from a public transportation vehicle, others, and for the last year I didn’t buy cigarettes for myself.

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Huang et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:996   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-996

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