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Youth and Young Adults: 2019 Outcomes


Tobacco use rates remain high among youth (29.7%) and young adults (23.1%). Cessation for those who are using tobacco products at a young age can mitigate the long-term health consequences of tobacco use.

  • 397 (1.5%) enrolled in SD QuitLine services.
    • 195 phone service enrollments
    • 199 Kickstart Kits
    • 3 Quit Guides
  • Most youth and young adults using the SD QuitLine enrolled online.
    • 43.6% enrolled by phone.
    • 2.0% were referred by a healthcare professional.
    • 54.4% enrolled on the website.
  • Youth and young adults using the SD QuitLine had a quit rate of 43.5%.
    • This is higher than the quit rate of participants age 25 and older, and higher than the quit rate across national quitlines.

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