Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents: Primary Care Interventions
Release Date: August 2013
This topic is in the process of being updated. Please go to the Update in Progress section to see the latest documents available.
Summary of Recommendation and Evidence
|School-Aged Children and Adolescents|
The USPSTF recommends that primary care clinicians provide interventions, including education or brief counseling, to prevent initiation of tobacco use among school-aged children and adolescents.
See the Clinical Considerations for more information on effective interventions.
Related Information for Consumers
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents: Primary Care Interventions. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.