Scenario: Patient states current use of e-cigarettes
Question: How would you code Tobacco Use Smoking Status?
- 0 Never smoker
- 1 Current smoker
- 2 Former smoker
- 3 Smoker, current status unknown
- 9 Unknown if ever smoked
Answer: 9 Unknown if ever smoked
Refer to the STORE/SEER Program & Staging Manual. This field is required for cases diagnosed 2022+.
- Do not record the patient’s past or current use of e-cigarette vaping devices, marijuana, or chewing tobacco in this field
- Assign code 9 if it is documented that the patient uses or used smokeless or chewing tobacco or e-cigarettes or vapes