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Advancing Tobacco Prevention and Control in Rural America

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Description
Discusses different contexts for rural tobacco prevention and control, such as sociodemographic risk factors, culture, and infrastructure. Includes statistics on the national prevalence of tobacco users in the past month by rural and urban adults. Describes three types of tobacco control and prevention efforts in rural areas: cessation, prevention of initiation, and smoke free air. Offers recommendation on rural tobacco prevention and control for federal and state agencies, communities, tribes, and other stakeholders.
Author(s)
Jean A. Talbot, Martha Elbaum Williamson, Karen Pearson, et al.
Date
01/2019
Type
Document
Organization
National Network of Public Health Institutes
Tagged as
Culture and cultural competency · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Tobacco use · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention