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 gathers data on these seven topics:


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
Latest Mississippi Youth Tobacco Surveys    https://mstobaccodata.org/publications/reports/
Youth Tobacco Survey information from the CDC    http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/surveys/YTS/
State Tobacco Activities Tracking and Evaluation (STATE) System    http://www.cdc.gov/statesystem/
Youth Risk Behavior Survey    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/31,0,302,html ok
amy.winter@msdh.ms.gov    mailto:amy.winter@msdh.ms.gov
rodolfo.vargas@msdh.ms.gov    mailto:rodolfo.vargas@msdh.ms.gov

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