Most Recent Data:
14.8 percent (2021) *
5.0 percent *
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
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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.