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

Target Setting Method


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