Trends at a Glance: Youth Tobacco Use Declines: 2002 to 2008
Year Any Tobacco Products Cigarettes Cigars Smokeless Tobacco Pipe Tobacco
2002 15.2%* 13.0%* 4.5%* 2.0% 0.6%
2003 14.4%* 12.2%* 4.5%* 2.0% 0.6%
2004 14.4%* 11.9%* 4.8%* 2.3% 0.7%
2005 13.1%* 10.8%* 4.2% 2.1% 0.6%
2006 12.9%* 10.4%* 4.1% 2.4% 0.7%
2007 12.4%* 9.8%* 4.2% 2.4% 0.7%
2008 11.4% 9.1% 3.8% 2.2% 0.7%

* Difference between this estimate and the 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies (October 15, 2009). The NSDUH Report: Trends in Tobacco Using among Adolescents: 2002 to 2008. Figure 1: Past-Month Tobacco Use among Youth Age 12 to 17: 2002 to 2008. Rockville, MD.

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