Mississippi State Department of Health

Youth Tobacco Survey


The Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS) collects data on the smoking habits of young people in grades 6 through 12.

Survey data are used to design, implement, and evaluate comprehensive tobacco control programs that work to prevent young people from starting tobacco use and help those who have already started using tobacco to quit.


The YTS asks questions designed to gather data on these seven topics:



Fact Sheets

Other Resources


Office of Tobacco Control
Mississippi State Department of Health
570 East Woodrow Wilson Drive
Jackson, MS 39216-4538

Amy Winter, MPH, RD, CPM

Rodolfo Vargas, MS

Links referenced on this page
Youth Cigarette Use 2016    http://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/7568.pdf
Youth Cigar Use 2016    http://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/7567.pdf
Youth Smokeless Tobacco Use 2016    http://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/7569.pdf
Youth E-Cigarette Use 2016    http://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/7566.pdf
Earlier Data    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/31,0,303,html ok
amy.winter@msdh.ms.gov    mailto:amy.winter@msdh.ms.gov
rodolfo.vargas@msdh.ms.gov    mailto:rodolfo.vargas@msdh.ms.gov

Resources referenced
Youth Cigarette Use 2016    https://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/7568.pdf ok
Youth Cigar Use 2016    https://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/7567.pdf ok
Youth Smokeless Tobacco Use 2016    https://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/7569.pdf ok
Youth E-Cigarette Use 2016    https://msdh.ms.gov/page/resources/7566.pdf ok

Find this page at http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/index.cfm

print  close