New Data: Youth Tobacco Use in Philadelphia

Smoking is estimated to cause nearly one of every five deaths in the United States and more than one of every four deaths in Philadelphia. While cigarette use among youth has been decreasing nationally, use of other forms of tobacco is rising. Addiction to nicotine begins in adolescence, so rising use of tobacco in any form is worrisome. This CHART focuses on recent data on tobacco use among youth in Philadelphia.

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