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New Data from the CDC around Youth and Tobacco
Perceptions of Harm to Children Exposed to Secondhand Aerosol From Electronic Vapor Products, Styles Survey, 2015
Over 45 percent of U.S. adults believe children’s exposure to secondhand aerosol from e-cigarette products causes no harm or little/some harm, and 1 in 3 don’t know if it causes harm. Current and former cigarette smokers and e-cigarette product users have greater odds than non-users of perceiving no harm toward children from secondhand e-cigarette aerosol exposure. Efforts are warranted to educate the public about the health risks of secondhand e-cigarette aerosol exposure, particularly for children.

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Current Tobacco Smoking and Desire to Quit Tobacco Smoking among Students Aged 13–15 Years — Global Youth Tobacco Survey, 61 Countries, 2012 to 2015
CDC analyzed Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) data from 61 countries across the six World Health Organization (WHO) regions to examine the prevalence of current tobacco smoking and desire to quit smoking among students aged 13–15 years. The survey found that median current tobacco smoking prevalence among the 61 countries was 10.7% overall, and by sex it was 14.6% among males and 7.5% among females. In 40 of the 51 countries found the proportion who desired to quit exceeded 50%.

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