Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 16th, 2002
Just 28.5% of high-schoolers in a nationwide survey last year reported they had smoked a cigarette in the previous month - down from 36.4% just five years ago, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said.
The rate is the lowest since 1991, when 27.5% of high school students said they smoked. The figure climbed for most of the 1990s before reversing in 1999.
"It is encouraging to see more and more teens making the...
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