Youth Tobacco Use

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National and State Level Youth Tobacco Use Data

 

 

 

National

CDC (2011)

Maryland

(<18 years old)

DHMH (2011)

Youth Cigarette Use

 

 

Middle School

 

 

              Male

5.6%

3.8%

              Female

4.7%

3.1%

      Ethnicity

 

 

             African-American

5.2%

-

             Asian-American

2.5%

-

             Hispanic

6.7%

-

             White

4.3%

-

High School

 

 

             Male

19.6%

16.6%

             Female

14.8%

11.7%

      Ethnicity

 

Middle and High School

            African-American

7.4%

6.5%

            Asian-American

9.7%

7.9%

            Hispanic

19.2%

12.1%

           White

19.4%

12.1%

Youth Cigar Use

-

9.5%

Middle School

3.9%

3.5%

           Male

4.6%

-

           Female

3.2%

-

High School

10.9%

13.9%

          Male

15.0%

-

          Female

6.7%

-

Youth

Smokeless Tobacco

Use

-

3.3%

Middle School

2.6%

1.3%

          Male

3.7%

-

          Female

1.4%

-

High School

6.7%

4.8%

         Male

11.6%

-

         Female

1.8%

-

Youth Bidis Use

-

4.0%

** Note: DHMH (2009)**

Middle School

1.6%

-

High School

2.4%

-

 

 

Last updated: May 10, 2013
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References

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2011). 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#estimates

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. (2011). Monitoring changing tobacco use behaviors 2000-2010: Legislative report. Retrieved from http://fha.maryland.gov/pdf/ohpetup/HG13-1004d-FHA-BiennialTobaccoReport.pdf

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. (2011). Monitoring changing tobacco use behaviors 2000-2010, legislative report: Appendix A: Youth prevalence, initiation and cessation. Retrieved from http://fha.maryland.gov/pdf/ohpetup/HG13-1004d-FHA-BiennialTobaccoReport.pdf

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. (2009). Monitoring changing tobacco use behaviors 2000-2008, legislative report: Appendix A: Youth prevalence, initiation and cessation. Retrieved from http://crf.maryland.gov/pdf/2009crf_biennial_tobacco_legis_rpt_appendixa.pdf