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TU-7 Increase smoking cessation attempts by adolescent smokers

About the Data: National

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

Data Source: 
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (CDC/NCHHSTP)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
No
Measure: 
percent
Baseline (Year): 
58.5 (2009)
Target: 
64.0
Target-Setting Method: 
Retention of Healthy People 2010 target
Target-Setting Method Justification: 
Comprehensive efforts at Federal and State levels aim to increase smoking cessation attempts by adult smokers through initiatives such as: price increases, Federal tax regulations, smoke-free environments, and media campaigns.
Numerator: 

Number of students in grades 9 through 12 who ever smoked at least one cigarette everyday for 30 days and  tried to quit smoking cigarettes in the last 12 months

Denominator: 

Number of students in grades 9 through 12 who ever smoked at least one cigarette everyday for 30 days

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective: 
Retained from HP2010 objective
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data: 

    From the 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System:

    [NUMERATOR:]

    During the past 12 months did you ever try to quit smoking cigarettes?

    1. I did not smoke during the past 12 months
    2. Yes
    3. No

    [NUMERATOR AND DENOMINATOR:]

    Have you ever tried cigarette smoking, even one or two puffs?

    1. Yes
    2. No

    Have you ever smoked cigarettes daily, that is, at least one cigarette everyday for 30 days?

    1. Yes
    2. No
Data Collection Frequency: 
Biennial

About the Data: State

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the state-level data.

Data Source: 
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (CDC/NCHHSTP)
Measure: 
percent
Numerator: 

Number of students in grades 9 through 12 who ever smoked at least one cigarette everyday for 30 days and  tried to quit smoking cigarettes in the last 12 months

Denominator: 

Number of students in grades 9 through 12 who ever smoked at least one cigarette everyday for 30 days

Questions Used to Obtain the State Data: 

      From the 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System:

      [NUMERATOR:]

      During the past 12 months did you ever try to quit smoking cigarettes?

      1. I did not smoke during the past 12 months
      2. Yes
      3. No

      [NUMERATOR AND DENOMINATOR:]

      Have you ever tried cigarette smoking, even one or two puffs?

      1. Yes
      2. No

      Have you ever smoked cigarettes daily, that is, at least one cigarette everyday for 30 days?

      1. Yes
      2. No
Data Collection Frequency: 
Biennial