Reduce current tobacco use in adults — TU‑01

Status: Improving


Most Recent Data:
20.4 percent (2022) *

17.4 percent  *

Desired Direction:
Decrease desired

21.3 percent of adults aged 18 years and over used at least 1 form of cigarettes; cigars, cigarillos, filtered little cigars; regular pipes, water pipes, hookah; e-cigarettes; and/or smokeless tobacco products every day or some days in 2019 1 *

Age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population.

Reduce current use of any tobacco products by adults

Target-Setting Method
Percentage point improvement


Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States. Some groups are more likely to use tobacco than others. Population-level interventions to reduce tobacco use include price increases, mass media campaigns, and smoke-free policies.

Topics:  Tobacco Use, LGBT

Workgroup: Tobacco Use Workgroup

1. Baseline has been revised. See Data Methodology and Measurement for more information.