Pennsylvania Tobacco Facts are comprehensive reports that provide tobacco facts regarding the use of cigarettes and other tobacco products, the resulting health and financial costs of tobacco use and the attitudes of Pennsylvanians about smoking in public places.
2001-2010 Cigarette Sales
Key Outcome Indicators Reports is a set of one-page reports that highlights key indicators, selected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in their book, Key Outcome Indicators for Evaluating Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs, May 2005. Indicators are grouped by the four major goal areas of the tobacco prevention and control program: preventing tobacco use among youth, promoting smoking cessation among youth and adults, protecting nonsmokers from environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), and eliminating tobacco-related health disparities.
Pennsylvania Adult Tobacco Surveys detail tobacco use behaviors, knowledge, and attitudes among Pennsylvania adults.
Pennsylvania Youth Tobacco Surveys detail tobacco use behaviors, knowledge and attitudes among Pennsylvania middle and high school students.
2010 - How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease Executive Summary
2007 - Children and Secondhand Smoke Exposure
2006 - Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco
Reports of the Surgeon General
Secondhand Smoke, American Cancer Society
Secondhand Smoke and Cancer, National Cancer Institute
To compare Pennsylvania tobacco use information with other states and for national statistics about tobacco use prevention and control go to http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/statesystem.