Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
350 Main Street, Room 404 P.O. Box 110601
Juneau, AK 99811-0601
Telephone: (907) 465-3030
Fax: (907) 465-3068
Available from the website.
This annual report describes trends in tobacco use and the toll of tobacco use on the health and well-being of Alaska citizens. Contents include key indicators from state data sources and trends measured from the baseline year of 1996. Topics include cigarette consumption; tobacco-related deaths and economic costs; smoking and smokeless tobacco use among adults; cigarette smoking, cigar use, and smokeless tobacco use among children and adolescents; tobacco use during pregnancy; and secondhand smoke. Information about the Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program, trend tables, and data sources are also included.
Keywords: Smokeless tobacco, Smoking, Tobacco use, Environmental exposure, Pregnant women, Children, Adolescents, Adults, Data, Trends, Prevention programs, State programs, Alaska