Wyoming Prevention Depot

The Wyoming Prevention Depot, a joint-project of the Wyoming Department of Health and WYSAC, provides additional data about tobacco use and resources for substance abuse prevention. The tobacco data include state-level data about incidence, prevalence, and mortality for tobacco-related diseases, youth smoking rates, youth use of smokeless tobacco, and social norms about tobacco use as […]

Impact of Tobacco in Wyoming

The Wyoming Tobacco Prevention and Control Program (TPCP) shares four goals with the national tobacco prevention and control program led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Impact of Tobacco in Wyoming: 2017 Annual Summary provides data on the prevalence of tobacco use and data associated with these four goals:

Reduce youth initiation (CDC, 2014b),
Reduce exposure to secondhand smoke (Starr et al., 2005),
Promote tobacco cessation (CDC, 2015),
Minimize disparities in the burden of tobacco use (Starr et al., 2005).

Wyoming Young Adult Tobacco Survey

The Wyoming Survey & Analysis Center (WYSAC), under contract to the Wyoming Department of Health, Public Health Division, conducted a survey of young adults aged 18 to 25. The survey measured attitudes and behaviors of young adults in Wyoming related to tobacco use. Key findings from the survey include the following:

Impact of Tobacco in Wyoming

The Impact of Tobacco in Wyoming: 2016 Annual Summary provides data on the prevalence of tobacco use and data associated with the four goals of the Wyoming Tobacco Prevention and Control Program:

Reduce youth initiation
Reduce exposure to secondhand smoke
Promote tobacco cessation
Minimize disparities in the burden of tobacco use.

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)

The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) is a national school-based survey conducted by CDC and state, territorial, tribal, and local surveys conducted by state, territorial, and local education and health agencies and tribal governments. It monitors six types of health-risk behaviors: Behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violenceSexual behaviors related to unintended pregnancy and sexually […]

Impact of Tobacco in Wyoming

The Impact of Tobacco in Wyoming: 2015 Annual Summary provides data on the prevalence of tobacco use and data associated with the four goals of the Wyoming Tobacco Prevention and Control Program:

Reduce youth initiation
Reduce exposure to secondhand smoke
Promote tobacco cessation
Minimize disparities in the burden of tobacco use.