Tobacco

Did you know...

  • 6,680 people die in Arizona from smoking-related diseases each year
  • Arizona ’s funding of $20.5 million is significantly below the CDC’s Best Practices Minimum of $27.8 million.

Arizona State Facts

  • Economic Costs Due to Smoking: $2,409,406,000
  • Adult Smoking Rates: 18.6%
  • High School Smoking Rates: 20.9%
  • Middle School Smoking Rates: 11.4%
  • Smoking Attributable Death Rates: 248.9
  • Smoking Attributable Lung Cancer Death Rates: 73.0
  • Smoking Attributable Respiratory Disease Death Rates: 78.5

 

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