Maryland's Tobacco Resource Center - Linking Professionals to Best Practices

Youth Tobacco Use

National and State Level Youth Tobacco Use Data

 

 

National

CDC (2014)

Maryland 

Maryland YRBS (2013)

Any Tobacco Use

 

 

High School

 

 

Overall

24.6%

16.9%

Male

28.3%

19.7%

Female

20.9%

13.6%

Middle School

 

 

Overall

7.7%

5.6%

Male

8.8%

6.5%

Female

6.6%

4.7%

Electronic Cigarettes 

 

 

High School

  

Overall

13.4%

(Data Unavailable)

Male

15.0%

(Data Unavailable)

Female

11.9%

(Data Unavailable)

Middle School

  

Overall

3.9%(Data Unavailable)

Male

4.5%(Data Unavailable)

Female

3.3%(Data Unavailable)

Cigarettes

 

 

High School

  

Overall

9.2%

11.9%

Male

10.6%

13.2%

Female

7.9%

10.0%

Middle School

  

Overall

2.5%3.9%

Male

3.0%4.2%

Female

2.0%3.5%

Cigars

 

 

High School

 

 

Overall

8.2%12.5%

Male

10.8%

15.5%

Female

5.5%

8.7%

Middle School

 

 

Overall

1.9%4.2%

Male

2.4%

5.1%

Female

1.4%

3.0%

Hookahs

  

High School

  

Overall

9.4%(Data Unavailable)

Male

8.9%(Data Unavailable)

Female

9.8%(Data Unavailable)

Middle School

  

Overall

2.5%(Data Unavailable)

Male

2.4%(Data Unavailable)

Female

2.6%(Data Unavailable)

Smokeless Tobacco

 

 

High School

 

 

Overall

5.5%7.4%

Male

9.9%

10.7%

Female

1.2%

3.3%

Middle School

 

 

Overall

1.6%3.0%

Male

2.1%

3.8%

Female

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2.1%

 

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References: 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2014). Smoking and tobacco use: Youth and tobacco use. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/youth_data/tobacc...

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. (2013). Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS). Retrieved from http://phpa.dhmh.maryland.gov/cdp/SitePages/youth-risk-survey.aspx