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Volume 4: No. 3, July 2007

ORIGINAL RESEARCH
Tobacco Control in State Comprehensive Cancer Control Plans: Opportunities for Decreasing Tobacco-Related Disease

Number of Recommendations Included

Percentage of States Including This Number

0

12.8

1

0

2

2.6

3

7.7

4

0

5

12.8

6

23.1

7

15.4

8

7.7

9

17.9

Figure 1. Extent (in percentage) to which state comprehensive cancer control plans (N = 39) incorporate recommendations (N = 9) from Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs (7), by number of recommendations included, United States, 2005.

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Number of Recommendations Included

Percentage of States Including This Number

0

10.3

1

5.1

2

7.7

3

7.7

4

20.5

5

28.2

6

20.5

Figure 2. Extent (in percentage) to which state comprehensive cancer control plans (N = 39) incorporate recommendations (N = 6) from The Guide to Community Preventive Services: Tobacco Use Prevention and Control (8), by number of recommendations included, United States, 2005.

 

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