Status: Baseline only
Reduce current use of cigarettes among adults
Baseline: 13.9 percent of adults aged 18 years and over were current cigarette smokers in 2018 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 5.0 percent
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
Cigarette smoking causes cancer and early death, and U.S. adults are more likely to use cigarettes than any other tobacco product. Population-level interventions to reduce tobacco use include price increases, mass media campaigns, and smoke-free policies.
Topic: Tobacco Use
Workgroup: Tobacco Use Workgroup