Table 2.

Unadjusted Associations of Tobacco Use With Perceived Accessibility

Smoking Events, Hazard Ratio (95% CI)
AccessibilityInitiation (n=1,027)Regular Smoking (n=1,195)Progression Among Initiators (n=345)
CI=confidence interval; ref = reference group.
Note: All estimates shown were derived from city-stratified Cox proportional hazards model to account for clustering within students’ city of residence.
“It would be easy for me to get a cigarette”
    Strongly disagreerefrefref
    Disagree a little1.52 (0.99–2.34)1.66 (0.77–3.61)1.01 (0.46–2.24)
    Neither agree nor disagree1.65 (0.93–2.95)3.19 (1.46–6.99)1.82 (0.85–3.87)
    Agree a little1.86 (1.2–2.87)3.82 (2.08–7.01)1.36 (0.75–2.45)
    Strongly agree3.28 (2.16–4.97)9.58 (5.61–16.37)2.13 (1.26–3.59)