Youth Tobacco Use

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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

--

2.1%

 

Last updated: October 12, 2015
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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/tobacco_use/index.htm

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