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Table 1 Relative use of mentholated cigarettes in US Black and White people in 2008 by gender and agea

From: Systematic review of the epidemiological evidence comparing lung cancer risk in smokers of mentholated and unmentholated cigarettes

   % of current smokers using mentholated cigarettesb
Gender Age White people Black people
Male 12-17 45.1 79.1
  18-25 29.5 86.5
  26-34 22.7 89.6
  35-49 14.9 87.9
  50+ 20.2 70.4
  All ages 21.8 83.5
Female 12-17 46.9 51.8
  18-25 36.0 88.7
  26-34 24.1 94.0
  35-49 28.0 95.1
  50+ 28.6 89.4
  All ages 29.6 90.9
  1. a Derived from the NSDUH (http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/cgi-bin/SDA/SAMHDA).
  2. b Current smokers were asked whether they had smoked mentholated or regular cigarettes most in the past 30 days.