Tobacco related statistics for Indiana residents are alarming:
Indiana ranks 6th highest in smoking in USTobacco kill approximately 10,000 Hoosiers every year. 27 Hoosiers die every day from tobacco-related illnesses.Over 40% of 12th graders currently smoke.57% of infants born in Indiana went home to smoke-filled environments.Smoking costs every man, woman, and child in Indiana $548 per year for health-related costs.15.1% of pregnant women in St. Joseph County smoke cigarettes (Indiana ranks 12th highest in infant mortality).Program:
Residents notice an increased amount of advertisement and publicity to increase awareness regarding local tobacco activities and deceptive tobacco industry practices. The program has four essential components:
Building Strong Communities Based Partnerships, including Diverse Partnerships Protecting Hoosiers from Environment Tobacco Smoke Reduce Youth Initiation to Tobacco Promoting and Using Cessation Resources
In 2004, Indiana spent $2,180,000,000 in health care costs attributable to smoking.
Only a small percentage of high-school students who want to stop smoking are successful in achieving abstinence, Reuters reported May ...