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Appendix

National Tobacco Control Program goals and corresponding key outcome indicators measured in the Adult Tobacco Survey

National Tobacco Control Program goal

Key outcome indicator*

Table number

Prevent initiation of tobacco use among youths

1.6.5: Level of support for increasing excise tax on tobacco products

Table 58

1.6.7: Level of support for creating tobacco-free policies in schools

Table 48

1.12.1: Amount of tobacco product excise tax

Table 58

1.13.1: Average age at which young people first smoked a whole cigarette

Table 31

Eliminate nonsmokers' exposure to secondhand smoke

2.3.5: Proportion of the population that thinks secondhand smoke is harmful

Table 49

2.3.7: Level of support for creating tobacco-free policies in public places and workplaces

Tables 40--42, 44--47, and 52

2.3.10: Level of support for creating tobacco-free policies in schools

Table 48

2.4.1: Proportion of jurisdictions with public policies for tobacco-free workplaces and other indoor and outdoor public places

Tables 42, 44, 46, and 47

2.4.3: Proportion of the population that works in environments with tobacco-free policies

Tables 50 and 55

2.4.4: Proportion of the population reporting voluntary tobacco-free home or vehicle policies

Tables 53 and 55

2.6.1: Perceived compliance with tobacco free policies in workplaces

Table 51

2.6.4: Perceived compliance with voluntary tobacco-free home or vehicle policies

Table 54

2.7.1: Proportion of the population reporting exposure to secondhand smoke in the workplace

Table 51

2.7.3: Proportion of the population reporting exposure to secondhand smoke at home or in vehicles

Tables 54, 56, and 57

2.8.2: Average number of cigarettes smoked per day by smokers

Tables 25--27

2.8.3: Smoking prevalence

Tables 2--24

Promote cessation among adults and youths

3.7.6: Proportion of worksites with a cessation program or a contract with a quitline

Table 35

3.8.3: Proportion of smokers who intend to quit

Table 37

3.8.4: Proportion of adult smokers who have made a quit attempt using proven cessation methods

Tables 38 and 39

3.8.5: Level of support for increasing excise tax on tobacco products

Table 58

3.8.6: Proportion of smokers who are aware of the cessation services available to them

Table 37

3.9.2: Proportion of adults who have been asked by a health-care professional about smoking

Table 36

3.9.3: Proportion of smokers who have been advised to quit smoking by a health-care professional

Table 36

3.9.5: Proportion of the population who have been assisted in quitting smoking by a health-care professional

Table 36

3.11.1: Proportion of adult smokers who have made a quit attempt

Table 37

3.12.1: Amount of tobacco product excise tax

Table 58

3.14.1: Smoking prevalence

Tables 2--24

* Starr G, Rogers T, Schooley M, Porter S, Wiesen E, Jamison N. Key outcome indicators for evaluating comprehensive tobacco control programs. Atlanta, GA: CDC; 2005. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/tobacco_control_programs/surveillance_evaluation/key_outcome/index.htm. Accessed November 18, 2009.



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