Status: Improving

  
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Improving

Most Recent Data:
14.8 percent (2021) *

Target:
5.0 percent  *

Desired Direction:
Decrease desired

Baseline:
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

Summary

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.