Status: Baseline only

Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
16.8 percent (2018)

5.0 percent

Desired Direction:
Decrease desired

16.8 percent of adults aged 18 years and over used a combustible tobacco product every day or some days in 2018 (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