ERIC Number: ED433333
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
State Tobacco Control Highlights--1999.
Stevens, Perry; Alexander, Vickie L.; Allison, Harmony; Coole, David F.; Fishman, Julie A.; Knox, Steven R.; Malarcher, Ann M.; Schooley, Michael W.; Shelton, Dana M.; Woollery, Trevor A.
This document provides a compilation of tobacco information for all 50 states and the District of Columbia, covering topics such as the prevalence of tobacco use, the health impact and costs associated with tobacco use, tobacco control laws, and tobacco agriculture and manufacturing. Recommended practices for school-based programs are included. The document begins by presenting state data sources and definitions, focusing on future deaths and youth environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure; adult tobacco use; health impact and costs; youth tobacco use; tobacco control legislation; and tobacco economy. The next section offers United States data sources and definitions, looking at future deaths and youth ETS exposure; adult tobacco use; health impact and costs; youth tobacco use; tobacco control legislation; and tobacco economy. The bulk of the document offers state highlights. The remainder of the document presents tobacco use prevention and control summary maps and tables. (Contains 13 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Health, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Health Care Costs, Health Promotion, Public Policy, State Government, State Legislation, Tables (Data), Tobacco
Office on Smoking and Health, Publications, Mail Stop K-50, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341-3717; Tel: 770- 488-5705; Voice fax: 800-232-1311 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (DHHS/CDC), Atlanta, GA.