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Tobacco Use

Tobacco is a product of the leaves of plants in the genus, Nicotiana, which contain nicotine and serve as the source of smoking and smokeless tobacco. Tobacco use and exposure to tobacco smoke continue to cause disease and premature death.

Department of Health Data

See Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) and Births datasets.
Behavioral Health Risks of Pennsylvania Adults
Reports containing data from annual surveys of modifiable risks that affect people's health.
Tobacco Prevention and Control Program
Healthy People
A report that tracks the progress of public health objectives in meeting their goals by the end of the decade.

External Data Sources

Smoking and Tobacco Use (CDC)

Surgeon General's Reports on Smoking and Tobacco Use (CDC)

State Tobacco Activities Tracking and Evaluation System (CDC)