Most Recent Data:
19.3 percent (2021)
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
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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.
Workgroup: Tobacco Use Workgroup
1. Baseline has been revised. See Data Methodology and Measurement for more information.