2015 data tables and figures are now available. Each year since 1975, Monitoring the Future has surveyed a nationwide sample of high school seniors. Since 1991, the project has also included nationwide samples of 8th and 10th grade students. In addition, annual follow-up surveys are mailed to a sample of each graduating class for a number of years after their initial participation.
Use of ecstasy, heroin, synthetic marijuana, alcohol, cigarettes declined among U.S. teens in 2015.
Teen cigarette smoking drops to historic low in 2015.
Most youth using e-cigarettes for novelty and flavors -- not to quit smoking.
Cigarillo use increases estimates of teen smoking rates by half.
New trends in teen smoking, e-cigarettes in 2015 (umbrella release).
Data tables and figures are available detailing the cigarette brand preferences of American teens. Just three cigarette brands account for nearly all teen smoking, and one brand predominates.
Publicly available Monitoring the Future microdata from the cross-sectional in-school surveys may be obtained through the National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program (NAHDAP), a part of the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).
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Note that these data sets have had all personal indentifiers removed, and other information that might be used to impute identities has been either altered or removed altogether to protect study respondents.