Smoking and E-Cigarettes

Monroe County, New York, High School Students 2017

E-cigarettes have become increasingly popular among youth, and high school students today are significantly more likely to try e-cigarettes or vaping than tobacco cigarettes. Across Monroe County, 36 percent of white students indicated they had tried e-cigarettes at least once, which is significantly higher than the rates among Latino and African-American students. The proportion of students who had tried tobacco cigarettes was lower for all three populations, with the highest rate among Latinos.

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