Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
8.3 percent (2018)

Target:
10.2 percent

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

Baseline:
8.3 percent of cigarette smokers aged 18 years and over successfully quit in 2018 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)

Increase recent smoking cessation success among adult smokers

Target-Setting Method
Projection

Summary

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