Use were obtained from 2015, National Youth Tobacco

Use of Tobacco Among Middle and High School
Students-United States, 2016

Background

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Tobacco use is one of the major cause of preventable
death and diseases, it causes almost 443,000 deaths per year in the United
States. The purpose of this paper was to examine tobacco use among middle and
high school students in United States.

Methods

Data were obtained from 2015, National Youth Tobacco
Survey (NYTS), a self-administered school based questionnaire, given to middle
and high school students to get vital information on the results of impact of
tobacco control program and policies. The NYTS is a three-phase cluster
sampling method and a cross-sectional representative sample of students in 6th
to 12th grade. NYTS data were
examined for current use of tobacco according to middle and high school, sex,
race and ethnicity. A two-tailed t-test at p