||Maryland Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
||Number of adolescents (Maryland public high school youth) who reported using any kind of tobacco product
||Number of persons attending Maryland public high schools (population) via Maryland Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
|Reporting Threshold (*)
||50 and/or coefficient of variation > 0.30. Rate not reported if below threshold. Counts may be available upon request. Data is not presented for all years/ counties for the race /ethnicity category "Asian" because the populations are too small to display.
||(Numerator/Denominator)*100= Single-Year Calculation
||All races/ ethnicities (aggregated)
The measure of 'adolescent' use of tobacco refers ONLY to public high school youth, it does not include middle school youth.
Prior to 2014, the CDC variable used was QNANYTOB. Post 2014, the variable used for the data above is QNTOB3.