Feb 11, 2019 · Current Tobacco Smoking, Quit Attempts, and Knowledge About Smoking Risks Among Persons Aged ≥15 Years — Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 28 Countries, 2008–2016 September 28, 2018 / Vol. 67 / No. 38; Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students—United States, 2014–2017 August 31, 2018 / Vol. 67. A key goal of tobacco control is to increase smoking cessation among young adults, because quitting at an early age increases the chances that a smoker will avoid the more serious health consequences of smoking.1 During the 1980s and 1990s, older smokers (50 years and older) were the most successful quitters,2, 3 and annual rates of successful quitting increased for all age groups.2 However Cited by: 215.
Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website.. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website. Tobacco cigarettes: Nearly 90 percent of adult smokers began smoking before age 18, school seniors who had used a hookah in the last year decreased from 20 percent to 8 percent. 2 Among adolescents and young adults, hookah use is highest among those ages 19-20, and those who live in cities.Author: Office of Adolescent Health.
Among African American young adult men, inmates represented 15.2% of all smokers in the combined population, compared to 2.0% among white young adult men. Cigarette smoking prevalence was 17.6% in the noninstitutionalized population of young adult African American men and 19.7% in Cited by: 7. Jun 06, 2017 · Fact Sheet. This is the 31st tobacco-related Surgeon General’s report issued since 1964. It describes the epidemic of tobacco use among youth ages 12 through 17 and young adults ages 18 through 25, including the epidemiology, causes, and health effects of this tobacco use and interventions proven to prevent it.Author: Office of The Surgeon General.
Sep 30, 2014 · 2011-2017. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). State Tobacco Activities Tracking and Evaluation (STATE) System. BRFSS Survey Data. The BRFSS is a continuous, state-based surveillance system that collects information about modifiable risk factors for chronic diseases and other leading causes of death. The data for the STATE System were extracted from the annual . This is an underestimate of total tobacco exposure worldwide, as it does not include childhood smoking, smokeless tobacco or second-hand smoke. Cigarette smoking prevalence varies widely around the world, and over 80% of the world's adult male smokers, and half of the world's adult female smokers, live in low- or middle-income countries.
Current smoking prevalence among young adults with more than 12 years of education is lower than in those with a high school diploma, GED, or 12 years or less of education. Among women with 12 years or less of education, current smoking prevalence was approximately equal in 19(44 percent) but declined substantially to 24.3% by 2009.