ECBP-7.5 Increase the proportion of college and university students who receive information from their institution on tobacco use and addiction
About the Data
Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Number of undergraduate students who report that they have received information from their college or university on tobacco use and addiction
Number of undergraduate college students in post-secondary institutions providing valid responses
From the 2009 National College Health Assessment, Spring Version:
Have you received information on the following topics from your college or university?
Tobacco use and addiction
The priority health-risk behaviors are: injuries (intentional and unintentional), violence, suicide, tobacco use and addiction, alcohol, drug use, unintended pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and STD infection, dietary patterns, and inadequate physical activity.
Post secondary institutions include 2 and 4-year community colleges, private colleges, and universities.
The survey is fielded in the spring and the fall. For consistency with the baseline measurement, the spring version of the survey is being used to monitor progress toward this objective.
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.