Status: Baseline only
Increase recent smoking cessation success among adult smokers
Baseline: 8.3 percent of cigarette smokers aged 18 years and over successfully quit in 2018 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 10.2 percent
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
Cigarette smoking causes cancer and early death. Counseling and medication make it more likely that people will quit smoking — and strategies to raise awareness and provide insurance coverage for these treatments make it more likely that people will use them.
Topic: Tobacco Use
Workgroup: Tobacco Use Workgroup