Other Smoking, Tobacco, and Nicotine Facts

Chris Kempker, Tobacco Prevention Coordinator, 319.385.8126, kempkerc@iastate.edu

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Electronic Cigarettes

Now that smoking and tobacco use is at an all time low in our country, new products are being developed that are addicting a new generation. Electronic cigarettes are being used in rates by both adults and youth. Much research is still needed to be done to determine the long term health effects of these products. One thing is known, they do contain nicotine and therefore they are addictive. To learn more click here.                 


Smoking Rates

Good News!

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National Youth Smoking Rates/Data:

http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2014/p0612-YRBS.html?s_cid=ostltsdyk_cs_506

Iowa Adults: 2013, 2012 BRFSS Tobacco Use Fact Sheet:

http://www.idph.state.ia.us/IDPHChannelsService/file.ashx?file=160BC22C-F659-4B9D-A1E4-1B2BC3D621F5

National Adult Smoking Rates/Data:

http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/adult_data/cig_smoking/index.htm#national

Henry County Data:

http://www.idph.state.ia.us/IDPHChannelsService/file.ashx?file=A45B7D83-8A28-41D0-9869-95A761DBF282