This table shows the percentage of high school students who currently use cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, or cigars, by gender, race/ethnicity, and grade. The table follows below:

Category

Cigarettes

Smokeless

Cigars

Gender

 

 

 

Male

34.7%

14.2%

25.4%

Female

34.9%

1.3%

9.9%

Race/ethnicity

 

 

 

White, non-Hispanic

38.6%

10.4%

18.8%

White, non-Hispanic Male

38.2%

18.8%

28.3%

White, non-Hispanic Female

39.1%

1.5%

8.6%

Black, non-Hispanic

19.7%

1.3%

13.7%

Black, non-Hispanic Male

21.8%

2.5%

16.0%

Black, non-Hispanic Female

17.7%

0.2%

11.6%

Hispanic

32.7%

3.9%

16.7%

Hispanic Male

34.0%

6.1%

21.9%

Hispanic Female

31.5%

1.8%

11.6%

Grade

 

 

 

9

27.6%

6.8%

13.7%

10

34.7%

7.1%

17.8%

11

36.0%

8.4%

18.2%

12

42.8%

8.9%

22.0%

Total % Surveyed

34.8%

7.8%

17.7%

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC Surveillance Summaries, June 9, 2000. MMWR 49, SS-5, 2000.