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Resources by Topic: Tobacco use

Project ECHO: PHR 6/5S Tobacco Prevention and Control
A virtual learning network for healthcare and other professionals interested in reducing tobacco use in youth in Public Health Region 6/5S in Texas.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Texas Health and Human Services
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South Carolina By the Numbers: The SC Hospital Association Data Portal
Interactive report providing hospital quality of care metrics and county-by-county data on population health, health behaviors, and demographics in South Carolina. Provides statistics on health status, population and demographics, health workforce supply, broadband access, mental health, poverty, food environment, smoking, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: South Carolina Hospital Association
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North Carolina Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS): Calendar Year 2022 Results
Provides survey data on health behaviors and health status in North Carolina for the year 2022. Covers access to care, wellness, nutrition, chronic conditions, tobacco use, cancer screening and survivorship, COVID-19, disability, race and ethnicity, and more. Includes breakdowns by urban/suburban/rural county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
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Idaho Chronic Disease Risk and Burden Map
Interactive map highlights the disease burden in Idaho by county. Details county rankings by risk scores for health outcomes for conditions such as cancer, diabetes, and oral health, among others.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
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Kentucky County Data Profiles
Dashboard providing interactive charts and graphs on a variety of topics by county for Kentucky. Covers healthcare, housing, broadband access, economics, workforce, agriculture, and more. Healthcare-specific topics include employment, providers, obesity, smoking, uninsured population, and physical activity.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Community & Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky
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NCI Geographic Information Science (GIS) Portal for Cancer Research Tobacco Policy Viewer
Provides a state-by-state summary of smoke-free laws in workplaces, restaurants, and bars from 1990 through 2020 for the U.S. Includes information on public tobacco policy laws at the county and city levels.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: National Cancer Institute
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Nebraska MS Alcohol & Drug Counselor
Shows MS alcohol and drug counselor federal shortage areas.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
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Rural-Urban Disparities in Cancer
Provides data and maps reflecting cancer incidence and mortality, comparing rural, nonmetro urban, and metro counties. Explores urban and rural disparities regarding cancer type, access to healthcare for rural residents, risk factors for cancer incidence, and preventative care.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Cancer Institute
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PLACES: Local Data for Better Health
Interactive mapping system providing chronic disease related data at the county, place, census tract, and ZIP code level. Covers measures related to health status, health outcomes, prevention, health risk behaviors, and social determinants of health.
Additional links: Compare Counties, Interactive Map, PLACES Data Portal
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Smoking & Pregnancy in Underserved Populations: Overcoming Obstacles to Cessation Success
Highlights two programs that seek to reduce smoking rates among pregnant women: one focused on rural Alaska, particularly Alaskan Natives, and one focused on low-income women in Florida.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Institute for Children's Healthcare Quality
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