Children & Youth Indicator

Prevalence of Youth Smoking (percent of high school students)

2007

Country Percent
USA 23%
State Percent
Kentucky 25%
County Percent
Whitley 25%

Notes on this indicator: Percent of high school students who smoke tobacco products regularly.

Data Sources:

The Health of Kentucky: A County Assessment (Youth Tobacco Survey and Youth Risk Behavior Survey)

Description: Kentucky Institute of Medicine. The Health of Kentucky: A County Assessment. Lexington, KY; 2007. Authors' analysis of data from Youth Tobacco Survey and Youth Risk Behavior Survey (2001-2002).