A fifth of US high school students use tobacco, finds survey

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 17 November 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6885
  1. Michael McCarthy
  1. 1Seattle

A fifth of US high school students reported having used a tobacco product in the previous 30 days, and half said that they had tried a tobacco product at least once, says a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.1

For the report the CDC researchers analyzed data from the 2013 National Youth Tobacco Survey to determine current tobacco use, use at least one day in the past 30 days, and use ever. The …

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