Skip to main content

Table 1 Grade Level, Sex, Substance Use Among Black 9th–12th Graders, 2017 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (n = 2790)

From: Polytobacco use among a nationally-representative sample of black high school students

Characteristic n
(weighted %)
Grade Level
 9th 719 (29.4)
 10th 717 (26.1)
 11th 650 (22.5)
 12th 703 (22.0)
Sex
 Male 1348 (49.8)
 Female 1442 (50.2)
Cigarette Use
 Never 1558 (79.8)
 Ever 326 (15.2)
 Recent use 106 (5.0)
E-Cigarette Use
 Never 1773 (70.6)
 Ever 507 (20.8)
 Recent use 179 (8.6)
Non-combustible tobacco product use (i.e., chewing tobacco, snuff, dip, or dissolvable tobacco) past 30 days
 No 2647 (96.5)
 Yes 90 (3.5)
Combustible tobacco product use (i.e., cigars, cigarillos) past 30 days
 No 2509 (92.6)
 Yes 204 (7.4)
Marijuana Use
 Never 1540 (57.2)
 Ever 449 (17.2)
 Recent use 623 (26.6)