Index for US state tobacco control initial outcomes.

  title={Index for US state tobacco control initial outcomes.},
  author={Elizabeth A. Gilpin and Frances A. Stillman and Anne Marcia Hartman and James Todd Gibson and John P Pierce},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={152 8},
Public health tobacco control efforts have increasingly targeted communities in addition to individuals. Before population smoking decreases, effectiveness might be detected from initial outcomes reflecting these efforts, such as higher cigarette prices or more workplace and home smoking restrictions. Presumably, these initial outcomes will eventually influence smoking behavior. State-specific estimates of percentages of the population working or living under smoking bans are available from the… CONTINUE READING