Lincoln County

smoking – youth

Why this is important: Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death. The majority of adult smokers began smoking before the age of 18.

Definition: Percent of youth in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 who smoked one or more cigarettes in the last 30 days.

Data Source: Health Youth Survey. Washington State Department of Health. Calculations and presentation of data by Spokane Regional Health District, Data Center.



No trend



Worse than Washington State



Differences by age and education

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