Statistics on children, youth and families in Rhode Island from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Rhode Island KIDS COUNT
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Percentage of high school students who report having smoked cigarettes at least once in the 30 days prior to taking the School Accountability for Learning and Teaching (SALT) Student Survey.
Rhode Island SALT Survey Reports, retrieved from Information Works at www.infoworks.ride.uri.edu.
The SALT Student Survey is administered during one 60-minute class period each school year. All students in grades 4-12 in Rhode Island complete the survey, with the exception of students who have been excused by their parents and students with Individual Education Plans (IEPs) who are unable to take the survey. High school includes grades 9-12.