2021 Wyoming Adult Tobacco Survey

Background Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, annually causing more than 480,000 deaths. In Wyoming, smoking leads to approximately 800 deaths from smoking-related illnesses each year and nearly $258 million in annual healthcare costs (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2014a). In addition, scientists have known since the […]

2019 Wyoming Adult Tobacco Survey

Background Since the 1950s, scientists have been collecting evidence about the harmful effects of smoking. In 1964, the U.S. Surgeon General’s office issued a landmark report, Smoking and Health: Report of the Advisory Committee to the Surgeon General, which stated that a link between smoking and certain cancers exists (U.S. Department of Health, Education, and […]

WQT 2019 Annual Report

2019 Follow-Up Survey The Wyoming Quit Tobacco program (WQT) helps participants trying to quit using tobacco. The WQT Follow-Up Survey is a monthly phone survey of people who signed up for the WQT by completing an intake online or over the phone. It was administered seven months after the intake, between June 2018 and May […]