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Trends in Current Cigarette Smoking Among High School Students and Adults, United States, 1965–2011

Trends in Current Cigarette Smoking Among High School Students and Adults, United States, 1965–2011

Students* (%)Adults** (%)
196542.4
1966
1967
1968
1969
197037.4
1971
1972
1973
197437.1
1975
1976
1977
197834.1
1979
198033.2
1981
1982
198332.1
1984
198530.1
1986
198728.8
1988
1989
199025.5
199127.5
1992
199330.525
1994
199534.824.7
1996
199736.424.7
1998
199934.823.5
2000
200128.522.8
200222.5
200321.921.6
200420.9
20052320.9
200620.8
20072019.8
200820.6
200919.520.6
201019.3
201118.119.0
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*Percentage of high school students who smoked cigarettes on 1 or more of the 30 days preceding the survey. Data first collected in 1991. (Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 1991–2011).

**Percentage of adults who are current cigarette smokers (National Health Interview Survey, 1965–2011).

 


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