Reduce current cigarette, cigar, and pipe smoking in adults — TU‑03

Status: Improving


Most Recent Data:
14.8 percent (2022) *

5.0 percent  *

Desired Direction:
Decrease desired

17.0 percent of adults aged 18 years and over used a combustible tobacco product every day or some days in 2019 1 *

Age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population.

Reduce current use of combustible tobacco products among adults

Target-Setting Method
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, or laws


Cigarette, cigar, and pipe smoking are responsible for most tobacco-related diseases and deaths. Population-level interventions to reduce tobacco use include price increases, mass media campaigns, and smoke-free policies.

Topic:  Tobacco Use

Workgroup: Tobacco Use Workgroup

1. Baseline has been revised. See Data Methodology and Measurement for more information.