To significantly improve the health of Hoosiers in Wabash County & reduce the disease & economic burden that tobacco use can place on Wabash County residents of all ages.
To prevent & reduce the use of all tobacco products in the Wabash County.
To protect all Hoosiers from the exposure of tobacco smoke through the education about the dangers of secondhand & thirdhand smoke & reduce its exposure to the public.
To change the cultural perception & social acceptability of tobacco use.
To prevent initiation of tobacco use to Wabash County youth.
To assist tobacco users in cessation.
To support the enforcement of tobacco laws concerning the sale & use of tobacco by youth.
Tobacco Use in Wabash County
In Wabash County 58 deaths were attributed to smoking, 7 deaths were due to secondhand smoke, and there are 1,737 smoking related illnesses.
WABASH COUNTY INDIANA Percentage of Adults who Smoke: 22% 21.8% Percentage of Pregnant Women who Smoke: 17.0% 13.5% Lung Cancer Deaths per 100,000 Residents: 47.8 50.7 Cardiovascular Disease Deaths per 100,000 Residents: 241.2 243.9 Deaths attributable to smoking 58 1 1,100