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|Series||United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Statistical bulletin, no. 454, Statistical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ;, no. 454.|
|LC Classifications||HD1751 .A5 no. 454|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||65|
|LC Control Number||71607619|
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease, disability, and death in the United States. Nearly 40 million U.S. adults still smoke cigarettes, and about million middle and high school students use at least one tobacco product, including e-cigarettes. Every day, about 1, U.S. youth younger than 18 years smoke their first. Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, resulting in approximately , premature deaths and more than $ billion in direct health care expenditures and productivity losses each year (1).In recent years, cigarette smoking prevalence has declined in many states; however, there has been relatively little change in the prevalence of current Cited by: ous export and import of large quantities of tobacco leaf by the United States.2 U.S. tobacco is more expen-sive than tobacco from most competing countries, but quality is also high. Johnson (pp. ) explains how the pricing of different grades in the tobacco price support system may have provided an . This statistic shows the leading U.S. states based on tobacco production from to In North Carolina, some million pounds of tobacco were produced in
More Facts. There are billion tobacco users in the number is expected to increase to billion over the next two decades. The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the world’s first public health treaty, is one of the most universal treaties in existence, with Parties representing over 87% of global United States has not ratified the FCTC. However, average tobacco acreage varied widely between States and types of tobacco. In , average tobacco acreage per farm by State varied from acres in South Carolina to acres in West Virginia (table 3). Acreage varies by type of tobacco, tenure arrangements, topography, technology, competing crops, and availability of labor. Type 22 tobacco is a classification of United States tobacco product as defined by the U. S. Department of Agriculture, effective date November 7, The definition states that type 22 tobacco is a type of dark fire-cured tobacco, known as Eastern District fire-cured, produced principally in a section east of the Tennessee River in southern. The Tobacco Book: A Reference Guide of Facts, Figures, and Quotations about Tobacco [Moyer M.D., David B.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Tobacco Book: A Reference Guide of Facts, Figures, and Quotations about Tobacco5/5(1).
Introduction. Current estimates suggest that tobacco use, mainly cigarette smoking, is responsible for approximately , deaths annually in the United States, of which nearly , are deaths from lung cancer ().The number of people currently alive with a smoking caused illness such as cancer, heart disease or chronic obstructive lung disease is roughly 20 times greater than the number Cited by: Health E-Stats are web-published NCHS reports that cover a variety of health topics, including tobacco use. Health, United States. This annual report to Congress contains several tables showing estimates of tobacco use based on data from the NHIS Sample Adult interview. Go to the most recent edition of Health, United States. Background. Tobacco use became an ingrained habit in the Unites States (US) following the First World War , with per capita tobacco consumption increasing from six pounds in the s, to approximately 13 pounds per person in the mid 20 th century .By this time cigarette smoking was the norm, and a large proportion of American physicians, similar to the general population, were by: Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death among both men and women in the United States.1 Health effects associated with tobacco use include heart disease, many types of cancer, pulmonary disease, adverse reproductive outcomes, and the exacerbation of multiple chronic health conditions.2 Cigarette smoking alone has been estimated to Cited by: