Status: Baseline only


Reduce current use of any tobacco products by adults

Baseline: 20.1 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 2018 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)

Target: 16.2 percent

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.

Topic:  Tobacco Use

Workgroup: Tobacco Use Workgroup