Cigarette Smoking and Electronic Cigarette Use

Data are for the U.S.

Cigarette Smoking
  • Percent of adults aged 18 and over who currently smoke cigarettes: 12.6%

Source: Early release of selected estimates based on data from the 2021 National Health Interview Survey [PDF – 159 KB]

  • Percent of adolescents in grade 12 who smoked cigarettes in the past 30 days: 7.5% (2020)

Source: Health, United States, 2020-2021, Table SubUseTn

Electronic Cigarette Use
  • Percent of adults aged 18 and over who currently use electronic cigarettes: 4.7%

Source: Early release of selected estimates based on data from the 2021 National Health Interview Survey [PDF – 159 KB]

  • Percent of adolescents in grade 12 who used electronic cigarettes (nicotine vaping) in the past 30 days: 24.7% (2020)

Source: Health, United States, 2020-2021, Table SubUseTn

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Page last reviewed: September 6, 2022