Adult E-Cigarette Use

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Percent of Adults Reporting E-Cigarette Use on One or More Days Within the Past 30 Days, All Available Years: by Race and Region

MinnesotaAfrican-American or Black3.8%
All Races Combined5.3%
Asian American/Pacific Islander6.0%
Native American11.9%
MetroAfrican-American or Black4.4%
All Races Combined6.0%
Asian American/Pacific Islander6.1%
Native American*
Non-MetroAfrican-American or Black*
All Races Combined4.4%
Asian American/Pacific Islander*
Native American15.3%

About the Indicator: A measure of e-cigarette use was included on the Minnesota Survey of Adult Substance (MNSASU) for the first time in 2015.

Reported substance use within the past 30 days ("30 day use") is a frequent measure of current use.

Data Source: Minnesota Survey of Adult Substance Use (MNSASU)

Description: The Minnesota Survey on Adult Substance Use is conducted to obtain current estimates of the number of adults in the general population in Minnesota who are abusing or dependent on alcohol or other drugs and are in need of treatment. The prevalence of substance abuse and dependence and need for treatment were assessed for the total population, and by region, race and ethnicity, gender, age group, and sexual orientation.  The population for this survey included Minnesota residents 18 years of age or older and non-institutionalized.

Sponsored by: Minnesota Department of Human Services, Performance Measurement and Quality Improvement

Geographic Level: State, Region. 

Frequency: The most recent survey was conducted in 2015; previous surveys were conducted in 2010 and 2004.

Characteristics: The sample was stratified by region, and African Americans, American Indians, Latinos, Hmong and other Asian Americans were over-sampled to ensure adequate numbers of respondents to provide reliable estimates for these sub-groups. The survey instrument included demographic information, diagnostic measures of abuse of and dependence on alcohol or drugs, use of treatment services, depression, serious mental illness and body weight. These data are self-reported.