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Table 1 Overview of self-reported tobacco use and concurrent use of alcohol

From: Patient awareness/knowledge towards oral cancer: a cross-sectional survey

   Male Female
Type of tobacco and frequency of alcohol use Current Former Nonsmoker Current Former Nonsmoker
Smoking tobacco   33% (97/298) 35% (101/294) 33% (93/289) 35% (155/491) 22% (153/491) 43% (183/491)
Cigarettes/day 74 aN/A aN/A 141 aN/A aN/A
Cigars/day 11 aN/A aN/A 4 aN/A aN/A
Pipes/day 3 aN/A aN/A 0 aN/A aN/A
E-cigarettes-puffs/day 3 aN/A aN/A 4 aN/A aN/A
Cigarettes + cigars/day 2 aN/A aN/A 2 aN/A aN/A
Cigarettes + pipes/day 1 aN/A aN/A 1 aN/A aN/A
Cigarettes +cigars+ pipes/day 0 aN/A aN/A 1 aN/A aN/A
Cigarettes + E-cigarettes-puffs/day 3 aN/A aN/A 2 aN/A aN/A
Concurrent use of alcohol with smoking tobacco use        
Never 27/95 31/101 32/93 60/154 61/153 77/174
< 1 time a week 26/95 35/101 25/93 54/154 62/153 63/174
1 to 2 times a week 23/95 16/101 19/93 26/154 18/153 25/174
3 to 4 times a week 8/95 10/101 9/93 10/154 6/153 5/174
5 to 6 times a week 1/95 7/101 4/93 2/154 3/153 0/174
Daily 10/95 2/101 4/93 2/154 3/153 1/174
Smokeless tobacco   10% (31/289) 23% (59/289) 68% (199/289) 1% (5/492) 5% (24/492) 94% (463/492)
Chew/day 9 aN/A aN/A 1 aN/A aN/A
Snuff/day 15 aN/A aN/A 2 aN/A aN/A
Snus/day 4 aN/A aN/A 0 aN/A aN/A
Concurrent use of alcohol with smokeless tobacco use        
Never 7/31 21/59 61/196 2/5 13/23 183/455
< 1 time a week 13/31 23/59 58/196 0/5 7/23 174/455
1 to 2 times a week 9/31 12/59 33/196 0/5 1/23 69/455
3 to 4 times a week 1/31 2/59 23/196 1/5 1/23 18/455
5 to 6 times a week 0/31 0/59 9/196 1/5 0/23 4/455
Daily 1/31 1/59 12/196 0/5 1/23 7/455
  1. aN/A = Please note that the details for smoking and smokeless tobacco represent for current status of tobacco use only Note: For smokeless tobacco data: the total percentage corresponds to all individuals who indicated use of smokeless tobacco but not all indicated the specific type of smokeless tobacco