E-cigarette use rising dramatically among Illinois teens, survey finds

E-cigarettes are introducing increasing numbers of Illinois teens to the habit of smoking, according to the most recent Illinois Youth Survey, which was conducted by senior research scientist Scott Hays of the University of Illinois Center for Prevention Research and Development. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

Editor’s notes: To reach Scott Hays, call 217-244-2616; email sphays@illinois.edu

The 2018 Illinois Youth Survey is available online or from the News Bureau.

Source: Illinois News Bureau

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E-cigarette use rising dramatically among Illinois teens, survey finds
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E-cigarette use rising dramatically among Illinois teens, survey finds
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The use of electronic cigarettes has increased by 65 percent among sophomores and by 45 percent among seniors in Illinois high schools over the past two years, a new survey reports.