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Estimating the Public Health Impact of CTP Activities

Description: A.  Implement the National Youth Tobacco Survey to monitor key tobacco-related indicators in a nationally representative sample of U.S. middle and high school students. (National Youth Tobacco Survey is coordinated with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office on Smoking and Health.) Questionnaire items measure: current smoking prevalence and past use of cigarettes; awareness, use and risk perceptions of other tobacco products (such as cigars, e-cigarettes and snus); exposure to marketing and promotion of tobacco products, and knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of tobacco use.

Milestones with N/A were completed prior to the project incorporation into FDA-TRACK.

Briefing Status: ON TRACK

Prior Briefing Status: NOT YET STARTED

Milestone DescriptionMilestone DateMilestone StatusMilestone Completion Date

1. Finalize Interagency Agreement with CDC to fund survey development and implementation


Completed N/A

2. Develop set of CORE questions of mutual interest to CTP and CDC that will be asked identically on each survey year


Completed N/A

3. Develop and cognitively test 2014 survey instrument


Completed N/A

4. Prepare and submit Office of Management and Budget (OMB) package


Completed 8/23/2013

5. Publish 60-day Federal Register (FR) notice

60 days after OMB approval


6. Publish 30-day Federal Register (FR) notice

90 days after OMB approval


7. Start fielding survey

February 2014

Completed 2/10/2014

8. Complete data collection

Spring 2014

Completed 6/6/2014

9. Complete draft methodology report

February 2015

On Track

10. Complete final methodology report

February 2015

Not Yet Started

11. First publication of initial results

Fall 2015

Not Yet Started

Key Projects Legend

Milestone StatusDefinition
Not Yet StartedWork for specific milestone has not yet been started.
CompletedMilestone and/or overall project is completed.
On TrackMilestone - On track for completion by milestone deadline. Quarter status - Project is on track for completion based on overall milestone status.
On HoldMilestone - On hold, but deadline for completion has not passed. Quarter status - Project is on hold, based on overall milestone status.
DelayedMilestone - Delayed as it has not been completed and deadline has passed. Quarter status - Project is delayed based on overall milestone status.


Note: The data provided on this website is produced on an ongoing basis for performance management purposes and is subject to change due to updates of preliminary estimates, corrections, or other reasons. In addition, FDA may change the type or amount of data provided on this website at any time. Information marked as "Completed" may include measures and/or key projects for which activities are ongoing but no longer tracked as part of FDA-TRACK.