In recent years, the use of electronic cigarettes, e-cigarettes and vaping products has increased dramatically among youth and young adults. It is critical to understand who is using these products and how often. The 2018 Greater Cincinnati Adult Tobacco Survey learned the following about e-cigarette users in our region.
In Greater Cincinnati, almost 7 in 10 adults (67%) between the ages of 18 and 29 have used an e-cigarette at least one time. Almost 4 in 10 (36%) report that they are current e-cigarette users.
- U.S. Surgeon General--Know the Risks: E-cigarettes: Explains how e-cigarettes work and outlines the impact on the youth brain, along with trends in use. The "Take Action" section provides tips for parents to start conversations with their children about vaping.
- Truth Initiative: E-cigarette fact sheet: This resource explains in-depth about a variety of products, discusses marketing tactics and outlines the public health impact of vaping. It also provides suggested for policy change to reduce e-cigarette use.
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