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OBJECTIVE This study estimated the economic cost of health services and premature loss-of-life costs from secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure in Indiana. DESIGN AND SETTING Costs of SHS-related… (More)
PURPOSE As more research has been distributed through the media about the negative health impact of exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS), the public's support for smoke-free policies has increased. The… (More)
INTRODUCTION Policy makers should understand the attitudes and beliefs of their constituents regarding smoke-free air legislation. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of selected… (More)
The Indiana Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Agency (ITPC) was created in 2000 to address high tobacco use rates. This independent state agency, using Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)… (More)
6578Background: Smoke-free ordinances (SFO) have been shown to decrease the prevalence of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease, but there is limited data on the impact of such policies on lung canc...