Vaping more common among youth more detached from school
PALO ALTO, California — California youth with low levels of connectedness to their schools have higher rates of e-cigarette use than their more connected peers.
Reporting in 2013-2015, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine found that 18% of students with low levels of school connectedness in grades 7, 9, 11, and non-traditional programs had used e-cigarettes at least seven times—almost three times the estimate for youth with high levels of school connectedness (6%).
Thenew reportfound substantial evidence that e-cigarette use among youth increases the risk of transitioning to smoking conventional cigarettes.
Data available on kidsdata.org show that…
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