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.

Trend

Getting better

a

Geography

Similar to Washington State

M

Disparities

No differences by demographics

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