Healthy People 2010 Goal Used in Modeling
Reduce the proportion of adults who smoke cigarettes.
- Target: 12 percent.
- Baseline: 24 percent of adults aged 18 years and older smoked cigarettes
in 1998 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population).
- Target setting method: Better than the best.
- Data source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC, NCHS.
- Reference: Healthy People 2010 Operational Definition