Cutting Tobacco's Rural Roots: Tobacco Use in Rural Communities

"Cutting Tobacco's Rural Roots: Tobacco Use in Rural Communities," is the fifth report in the American Lung Association's Disparities in Lung Health Series, and examines the prevalence of tobacco addiction and exposure to secondhand smoke in rural communities nationwide, particularly among rural youth.

The report provides an overview of existing research, as well as new analysis of national data that shows the disparity in rural tobacco prevalence. The report also discusses the environmental, social and cultural factors that contribute to a higher rate of tobacco use among youth and adults in rural America.

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Page last updated: April 10, 2020

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