Representing a patient’s smoking behavior.

Data Element

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Tobacco/Nicotine Product Use
Description
Use of the tobacco plant leaf or its products. The predominant use of tobacco is by smoke inhalation of cigarettes, pipes, and cigars. Smokeless tobacco refers to a variety of tobacco products that are either sniffed, sucked, or chewed. An electronic cigarette is a vaporizer device that simulates smoking by providing some of the aspects of smoking that includes nicotine but without combusting tobacco. These products include psychoactive ingredient, nicotine. Question Prompt: Any use of tobacco (or nicotine-containing) products? Permissible Values: o Never (SNOMED: 702979003) An individual who has never consumed tobacco products in their lifetime. o Former (SNOMED: 702975009) An individual who has consumed tobacco products in his or her lifetime but who had quit consumption at the time of question. o Current - Daily (SNOMED: TBD) An individual who has consumed tobacco products in his or her lifetime, and who does so every day. o Current - Occasionally (SNOMED: TBD) An individual who has consumed tobacco products in his or her lifetime, who uses now, but does not use every day. o Unknown (SNOMED: TBD) An individual for whose tobacco product use is unknown.

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