Youth Tobacco Product Use - Smokeless Tobacco

Smokeless Tobacco

  Middle School High School
  2002 2004 2006 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2002 2004 2006 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
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 1.8 5.9 5.5 6.1 6.7 7.3 6.4 5.7 5.5 5.6 4.3 4.1 4.3 4.8
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 2.7 10.5 9.9 11.0 11.6 12.9 11.2 9.6 9.9 9.4 7.2 6.8 7.5 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 N/A 1.2 1.2 1.5 1.8 1.6 1.5 1.7 1.2 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.8
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 1.9 7.3 6.9 7.5 8.5 9.2 8.1 7.5 7.8 7.5 5.7 5.7 6.0 6.5
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 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 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 N/A 3.3 3.2 4.6 4.8 5.1 5.1 4.0 3.1 3.8 2.7 2.2 2.5 2.5
  2002 2004 2006 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2002 2004 2006 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019

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, 2011-2019. 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.

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