SUD Adolescent Vaping Program

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Vaping Statistics: How Many People Vape in 2023?

Source: CFAH.ORG: Cigarette use in the US have declined from 15.5% (37.8 million smokers) in 2016 to 13.7% (34.2 million smokers) in 2018 [9] [25]. But the same period also saw an increase in the number of people using e-cigarettes and other forms of smokeless tobacco products, especially among teenagers.

Report Highlights

  • 3.7% or 9.1 million American adults have used e-cigarettes in 2020 [7].
  • E-cigarette use is higher in men at 4.6%, than in women at 2.8% [7].
  • 7.6% of teens and 9.4% of young adults (18 to 24) use vapes and e-cigarettes, compared to 0.6% of adults above 65 years old [7] [22]. Youth exposure to e-cigarette ads has increased from 69.3% in 2019 to 70.3% in 2021 [22] [59].
  • 60.9% of teens say they tried e-cigarettes and vapes to see what it’s like [36]. 68 out of 2,807 hospitalized vapers died from EVALI [39].
  • The estimated number of e-cigarette users worldwide has increased from 21.3 million in 2012 to an estimated 68 million by 2020 based on 2018 data [26].
  • 6.8% of e-cigarette users have at least one respiratory problem [61].
  • The US vape market could increase to $9.64 billion and the global vape market to $28.17 billion in 2017 [14] [15].
  • E-cigarette users have 5 times and dual users have 7 times higher risks of testing positive for the COVID-19 virus [16].

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