Percentage of high school students who smoke cigarettes in 2017, by gender and ethnicity

U.S. high school students who smoke cigarettes, by gender and ethnicity 2017 This statistic shows the share of American high school students in grades 9 to 12 who stated they are smoking cigarettes, by gender and ethnicity. During the survey, 9.9 percent of female student respondents with a white, Non-Hispanic background stated they were smokers.
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All races / ethnicitiesWhite (non-Hispanic)Black (non-Hispanic)Hispanic
Female7.8%9.9%2.8%6.6%
Male9.8%12.3%5.7%7.4%
Total8.8%11.1%4.4%7%
All races / ethnicitiesWhite (non-Hispanic)Black (non-Hispanic)Hispanic
Female7.8%9.9%2.8%6.6%
Male9.8%12.3%5.7%7.4%
Total8.8%11.1%4.4%7%
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This statistic shows the share of American high school students in grades 9 to 12 who stated they are smoking cigarettes, by gender and ethnicity. During the survey, 9.9 percent of female student respondents with a white, Non-Hispanic background stated they were smokers.
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Release date
June 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
September 2016 to December 2017
Number of respondents
14,956 respondents
Special properties
Smoked cigarettes on at least one day during the 30 days before the survey
Method of interview
Questionnaire
Supplementary notes
The survey was conducted at all regular public and private schools with students in at least one of grades 9–12 in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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