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Indiana State Department of Health
Key Reports & Research Articles
Indiana Specific Reports
- Estimating the Economic Impact of Secondhand Smoke on Indiana in 2010
This is an update from the 2007 study. Prepared for the Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Commission by T. Zollinger, R. Saywell, C. Lewis.
- Estimating the Economic Impact of Secondhand Smoke on Marion County in 2010
This is an update from the 2007 study. Prepared for the Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Commission by T. Zollinger, R. Saywell, and C. Lewis.
- The Economic Impact of Smoke Free Policies on Business and Health
Indiana University Center for Health Policy report: Smokefree workplace laws save lives and money without hurting businesses.
- Estimating the Economic Impact of Secondhand Smoke on Indiana in 2007
Prepared for Smokefree Indiana and ITPC by T. Zollinger, R. Saywell, C. Muegge, M. Przybylski.
- The Economic Impact of Tobacco Use in Indiana
Study looks at the cost of tobacco on Indiana's economy. Completed by Patrick M. Barkey, Ph.D., Bureau of Business Research, Ball State University
- Indiana Cancer Facts & Figures 2012
The Indiana Cancer Consortium published a comprehensive report on cancer in Indiana--"Indiana Cancer Facts and Figures." This 73-page report contains the most accurate and current cancer data for Indiana assembled in a single source.
- Smoking During Pregnancy in Indiana 1990-2004
Special report from the Epidemiology Resource Center, Indiana State Department of Health.
- Women and Smoking: A National and State-by-State Report Card 2003
Publication of the National Women's Law Center and Oregon Health and Science University.
- The 30th Surgeon General’s Report on Tobacco, How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable Disease, finds that cellular damage and tissue inflammation from tobacco smoke are immediate, and that repeated exposure weakens the body’s ability to heal the damage. Exposure to tobacco smoke – even occasional smoking or secondhand smoke – causes immediate damage to your body that can lead to serious illness or death.
- Saving Lives Saving Money
Two reports from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network measure the dramatic health and economic benefits of enacting strong tobacco control policies in the states. The reports quantify lives saved, reduction in smokers and health costs saved in each state from implementing comprehensive smoke-free laws or tobacco tax increases.