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.


Getting better


Worse than Washington State


Differences by age and education

To View The Full Tableau, Click Here

Share This