Cigarette use among U.S. college students as of fall 2018

This statistic presents the percentage of college students in the U.S. that had used cigarettes for a select number of days during the past 30 days as of fall 2018. According to the data, 1.4 percent of respondents had used cigarettes daily during the last 30 days.

Percentage of U.S. college students that had used cigarettes for a select number of days within the past 30 days as of fall 2018

Percentage of respondents
Never used8.4%
Have used, but not in the last 30 days12.2%
1-2 days3.2%
3-5 days1.1%
6-9 days0.7%
10-19 days0.6%
20-29 days0.3%
Used daily1.4%
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Source

Release date

January 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

Fall 2018

Number of respondents

26,181 students

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

40 schools

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Within the last thirty days, on how many days did you use: Cigarettes?"

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