Tobacco Use Among Youth: Data & Statistics

This page provides data about youth tobacco use and school health programs, policies, and practices designed to address tobacco use and smoking in school settings. These data are collected through surveillance systems administered by CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health.

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System

The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) monitors health-risk behaviors among adolescents and young adults.

Youth Online: YRBSS Interactive Data 2013 — Tobacco Use



Fact Sheets

School Health Policies & Practices Study

The School Health Policies and Practices Study is a national survey periodically conducted to assess school health policies and practices at the state, district, school, and classroom levels.

Fact Sheets

School Health Profiles

School Health Profiles is a system of biennial surveys assessing school health policies and practices in states, large urban school districts, territories, and tribal governments.

Chronic Disease Prevention Fact Sheets (by State, Territory, and District)
Provide data on school health policies and programs related to tobacco use prevention, physical education, physical activity, and nutrition