Data for Percentage of High School Students Reporting Current Use of Any Tobacco Product by Race/Ethnicity, 2009-2011
Data NotesThis measure is based on data from the North Carolina Youth Tobacco Survey (NC YTS). The NC YTS is a comprehensive statewide representative sample of middle and high school students (grades 6-12). High school students are those in grades 9-12.
Data SourcesYouth Tobacco Survey
DefinitionEstimates for tobacco use are based on self-reported use of tobacco products. According to the YTS, tobacco products include cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, pipes, bidis and kreteks. Current use is defined as using any tobacco product on at least one day during the thirty days before the survey.
How We Calculated the Rates
Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 06/01/2012