Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
18.3 percent (2018)

Target:
11.3 percent

Desired Direction:
Decrease desired

Baseline:
18.3 percent of students in grades 6 through 12 used cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, hookah, pipe tobacco, and/or bidis in the past 30 days in 2018

Reduce current use of any tobacco products among adolescents

Target-Setting Method
Percentage point improvement

Summary

Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States. Nearly all tobacco use begins in childhood and adolescence. Population-level interventions to reduce tobacco use include price increases, mass media campaigns, and smoke-free policies.

Workgroup: Tobacco Use Workgroup