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TU-10.4 Data Details

TU-10.4 Increase tobacco cessation counseling in substance abuse care settings

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

National Data Source
National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS); Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
Baseline (Year)
34.2 (2011)
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Number of substance abuse care facilities that report offering smoking cessation counseling services.
Number of substance abuse care facilities.
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2011 National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services:


Which of the following services are provided by this facility at this location, that is, the location listed on the front cover?

Ancillary Services:

• Answer 35: “Smoking cessation counseling”

Data Collection Frequency
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable
Methodology Notes

Facilities include those listed in the National Directory and online Treatment Facility Locator that are designated as eligible by their state substance abuse office.

Revision History

Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch

This objective was developmental at launch. In 2013 the objective was moved to measurable. The target was set at 37.6% using the 10 percent improvement target setting method.