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Secondhand Smoke: An Unequal Danger

Categories: Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

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

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

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

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

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


Discussions between Health Care Providers and their Patients Who Smoke Cigarettes

Categories: Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

Identifies key population and health characteristics associated with those U.S. cigarette smokers aged 18 and over who had a health professional talk to them about smoking.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


More than a Quarter-million Youth Who had Never Smoked a Cigarette Used E-Cigarettes in 2013

Categories: Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco,Youth

Press release describing research study which found that youths smoking e-cigarettes were almost twice as likely  to smoke conventional cigarettes.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


At A Glance for 2014: America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being

Statistical snapshot of key indicators of child well-being in the areas of economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, and education.  From the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics


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