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Virginia Youth Health Survey

Smoking Statistics

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth and the Virginia Department of Health jointly conduct a biennial survey of youth health behaviors in public schools, collecting information on topics including youth tobacco use, physical activity and nutrition. Virginia's results are shared with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which collects national data.  For more information, please download the summary reports and data tables below.

 Calculated margin of error: +/- 1% to +/- 5%
* Being a current smoker is defined as smoking on one or more days in the past month.