Students in Region 5 report having a slightly easier time obtaining tobacco than in Texas overall. Over 26% of students in Region 5 said it would be "very easy" to get some tobacco if they wanted it. Throughout Texas, less than 20% of students said it would be "very easy."
Students' confidence in their ability to get tobacco increases dramatically with age in Region 5. Just over 7% of 7th graders said they'd have a very easy time getting tobacco. For 9th graders, that percentage climbs to 25.5%.