Cigarette Pricing Differs by U.S. Neighborhoods
This brief describes and assesses how cigarette pricing varies by neighborhood race and ethnicity. The analyses are based on data collected in 2011 from 2,387 retail stores in a nationally representative sample of 157 communities where public middle and high school students live.
The data presented in this brief show that cigarette pack prices vary with the racial and ethnic compositions of the neighborhoods where they are sold.
Topics: Cost-effectiveness / Tax levels and structure / Tobacco taxes revenues / Impact on demand / Economic impact of tobacco control / Tax avoidance and evasion / Tax and price / Impact on the poor / Jobs and productivity
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