This report presents data on smoking-related deaths and costs, tobacco use prevalence, and policies affecting tobacco use. It also indicates the status of the tobacco use goals for Georgia as they relate to the Healthy People 2020 Objectives.
This report provides an overview of the smoking prevalence from years 1985-2009 among adults and from 2003-2009 among youth in Georgia as well as trends in tobacco-related cancer incidence and mortality rates. The current prevalence of adult cigarette smoking was used to project future incidence of lung cancer up to the year 2020. The results show the need for full implementation of the state’s Tobacco Use Prevention Program.
Tobacco Use by Health District
Tobacco and Nicotine Poisonings
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