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Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data from the 2014 National Health Interview Survey

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/earlyrelease201506.pdf

Updates estimates for 15 selected health measures and presents estimates from 1997 through 2013 for comparison.  The measures include health insurance coverage, physical activity, obesity, smoking and drinking, and psychological distress.   From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Federal Trade Commission Smokeless Tobacco Report for 2012

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

https://www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/reports/federal-trade-commission-smokeless-tobacco-report-2012/150327-2012smokelesstobaccorpt.pdf

Provides information on domestic sales and advertising by the five largest U.S. manufacturers of smokeless tobacco products.  From the Federal Trade Commission

 

Federal Trade Commission Cigarette Report for 2012

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

https://www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/reports/federal-trade-commission-cigarette-report-2012/150327-2012cigaretterpt.pdf

Provides information on domestic sales and advertising by the five largest U.S. cigarette manufacturers.  From the Federal Trade Commission

 

Secondhand Smoke: An Unequal Danger

Categories: Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/tobacco/

Vital Signs report on the number of people in the U.S. still exposed to secondhand smoke, the nature of the problem, and “What can be done.”  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Cigarette Smoking and Lung Obstruction Among Adults Aged 40-79: United States, 2007-2012

Categories: Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db181.pdf

Presents national estimates of cigarette smoking among adults with measured lung obstruction for the period 2007-2012.  Finds that 46% of adults with lung obstruction were smoking cigarettes.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students, United States, 2013

Categories: Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6345a2.htm

Surveys American school students for whether they have ever used one or more of ten tobacco products including smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

State Laws Prohibiting Sales to Minors and Indoor Use of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems, United States, November 2014

Categories: Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6349a1.htm

Provides information and statistics about the use of electronic cigarettes and other battery-powered devices capable of delivering nicotine to users.  Also covers use among minors and state attempts to regulate sales.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults, United States, 2005-2013

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Prices/Inflation,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6347a4.htm

Examines the cost in deaths and health care expenditures from tobacco smoking and the progress made in convincing adults to stop smoking cigarettes, the most commonly used tobacco product in the U.S.  From the  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

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