Use of Tobacco Products, Alcohol, and Other Substances Among High School Students During COVID-19 Pandemic
Based on data from the Adolescent Behaviors and Experiences Survey, 31.6% of high school students reported current use of any tobacco product, alcohol, or marijuana or current misuse of prescription opioids between January to June 2021.
- Current alcohol use - 19.5%
- Current electronic vapor product use - 15.4%
- Current marijuana use - 12.8%
- Current prescription opioid misuse - 4.3%
Brener, N. D., et al. (2021). Use of Tobacco Products, Alcohol, and Other Substances Among High School Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Adolescent Behaviors and Experiences Survey, United States, January-June 2021. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 71(3): 8-15. https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/71/su/su7103a2.htm