Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
64.1 percent (2018)

Target:
59.2 percent

Desired Direction:
Decrease desired

Baseline:
64.1 percent of students in grades 6 through 12 who are current tobacco users used flavored tobacco products in 2018

Reduce current use of flavored tobacco products among adolescent tobacco users

Target-Setting Method
Percentage point improvement

Summary

The availability of different flavors makes it much more likely that adolescents will start using tobacco products, especially e-cigarettes. Policies that prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco products can help reduce tobacco initiation and use in adolescents.

Workgroup: Tobacco Use Workgroup