U.S. high school students who smoked before age of 13, by gender and ethnicity 2017

U.S. high school students who first tried cigarette smoking before the age of 13 as of 2017, by gender and ethnicity

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 18, 2018
U.S. high school students who smoked before age of 13, by gender and ethnicity 2017 This statistic shows the share of American students in grades 9 to 12 who have tried smoking a cigarette for the first time before the age of 13, by gender and ethnicity, as of 2017. During the survey, 10 percent of male student respondents with a white, non-Hispanic background stated they had tried smoking a cigarette for the first time before the age of 13.
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U.S. high school students who first tried cigarette smoking before the age of 13 as of 2017, by gender and ethnicity

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All races / ethnicitiesWhite (non-Hispanic)Black (non-Hispanic)Hispanic
Female8%7.7%10.9%7.1%
Male10.9%10%10.5%13%
Total9.5%8.9%10.8%10.1%
All races / ethnicitiesWhite (non-Hispanic)Black (non-Hispanic)Hispanic
Female8%7.7%10.9%7.1%
Male10.9%10%10.5%13%
Total9.5%8.9%10.8%10.1%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 18, 2018
This statistic shows the share of American students in grades 9 to 12 who have tried smoking a cigarette for the first time before the age of 13, by gender and ethnicity, as of 2017. During the survey, 10 percent of male student respondents with a white, non-Hispanic background stated they had tried smoking a cigarette for the first time before the age of 13.
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