Youth Tobacco Usage Data


To assess adolescent behavioral health risks using the Youth Risk Behavior Survey.

Key Information

Health risks about tobacco use as reported by public school students grades 6 through 12.

Key Findings, 2019

  • 16% of middle school students have ever used an e-cigarette.
  • Almost half of (49%) high school students have used an e-cigarette and three in ten (30.1%) high school students currently use e-cigarettes.

Rhode Island Numbers

Tobacco Usage

High School risk behavior by demographic groups, 2019

Note: A blank cell represents data that has been suppressed due to small numbers. LGB stands for Lesbian, gay or bisexual.