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Youth Tobacco Product Use - Smokeless Tobacco

Smokeless Tobacco

  Middle School High School
  2002 2004 2006 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2002 2004 2006 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total 3.6 2.9 2.6 2.6 2.2 1.7 1.4 1.6 1.4 1.8 1.4 1.3 5.9 5.5 6.1 6.7 7.3 6.4 5.7 5.5 5.6 4.3 4.1 4.3
Male 5.3 3.9 4.1 3.7 3.0 2.2 1.9 2.1 1.9 2.4 2.0 2.2 10.5 9.9 11.0 11.6 12.9 11.2 9.6 9.9 9.4 7.2 6.8 7.5
Female 1.6 1.9 1.2 1.4 1.4 1.2 0.8 N/A 0.8 1.1 0.8 0.3 1.2 1.2 1.5 1.8 1.6 1.5 1.7 1.2 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.3
Non-Hispanic White 3.8 3.1 2.8 2.5 2.3 1.6 1.4 1.7 1.2 1.6 1.2 1.4 7.3 6.9 7.5 8.5 9.2 8.1 7.5 7.8 7.5 5.7 5.7 6.0
Non-Hispanic Black 2.3 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1.8 1.4 1.8 1.7 3.0 2.2 2.4 1.1 1.9 1.6 N/A N/A
Hispanic 2.7 3.7 3.4 2.5 2.9 2.4 1.8 1.3 1.9 2.4 2.3 1.4 3.3 3.2 4.6 4.8 5.1 5.1 4.0 3.1 3.8 2.7 2.2 2.5
  2002 2004 2006 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2002 2004 2006 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

Current use is defined as using the product on one or more of the past 30 days.

Sources:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Youth Tobacco Survey, 2011-2018. Analysis by the American Lung Association Epidemiology and Statistics Unit using SPSS software. 2002-2009 from MMWRs.

  • N/A Estimate is unreliable due to a sample size of less than 20.

    Page Last Updated: June 11, 2019

    • Sources
      1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics. National Health Interview Survey, 1965-2017. Analysis performed by the American Lung Association Epidemiology and Statistics Unit using SPSS software.
      2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Youth Tobacco Survey, 2011-2017. Analysis by the American Lung Association Epidemiology and Statistics Unit using SPSS software. 2002-2009 from MMWRs.
      3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance—United States, 2017. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. June 15, 2018; 67(SS-08).
      4. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Office of Applied Studies. National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002-2017.
      5. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General. 2014.
      6. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey, 2017. Analysis by the American Lung Association Epidemiology and Statistics Unit using SPSS software.
      7. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. State Tobacco Activities Tracking and Evaluation (STATE) System. Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, 2017.
      8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. State Tobacco Activities Tracking and Evaluation (STATE) System. Youth Tobacco Survey, 2017.
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