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created Sep 28 2016

updated May 18 2018

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Ratio: Percentage of middle school (7th-8th grade) students who have used cigarettes on one or more days in the 30 days preceding the survey.
Definition: Percentage of middle school (grades 7-8) students who have used cigarettes on one or more days in the 30 days preceding the survey.
Data Source: NJDHS DMHAS NJ Middle School Risk and Protective Factor Survey
History:
FEB 2017
- Data source for this indicator changed to New Jersey Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS) starting with 2014 data. Previous data years were based on PRIDE survey data, New Jersey Department of Human Services.
MAR 2017
- Baseline year changed from 2010 to 2014, since YTS and PRIDE data are not comparable.
- 2020 targets modified to reflect a 10% improvement over the 2014 baseline for total population and all racial/ethnic groups

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NJDHS DMHAS NJ Middle School Risk and Protective Factor Survey
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