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TU-19.1 Data Details

TU-19.1 Reduce the illegal sales rate to minors through enforcement of laws prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to minors in States and the District of Columbia

About the Data

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

National Data Source
Synar Program; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (SAMHSA/CSAP)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
Baseline (Year)
5 (2009)
Target-Setting Method
Total coverage
Number of States and the District of Columbia with a 5 percent or less illegal sales rate to minors in compliance checks
Data Collection Frequency
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Retained from HP2010 objective
Methodology Notes

As required by the Synar Amendment, all 50 States and the District of Columbia submit their baseline sales rates in compliance checks to SAMHSA as part of their annual Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (SAPT) block grant applications.