Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students

Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2017” by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Tobacco use among high school students has decreased from 24.2 percent (estimated 3.69 million users) in 2011 to 19.6 percent (2.95 million) in 2017. 
  • The use of e-cigarettes, a.k.a. vaping, held steady in 2017 following a significant decrease in use in 2016, yet is still the most common method of tobacco consumption among youth.
  • Tobacco prevention and control strategies at the national, state, and local levels have contributed to the reduction in any tobacco product use in recent years.

Read our summary of the report here.

Read the full report here.

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