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This report provides a composite overview of smoking and health issues among women and girls in the United States. The report summarizes tobacco use patterns among women, factors associated with starting and continuing to smoke, the health consequences of smoking, tobacco marketing targeted at women, and cessation and prevention interventions.
- ContentsCdc-pdf [PDF–29 KB]
- ForewordCdc-pdf [PDF–19 KB]
- PrefaceCdc-pdf [PDF–21 KB]
- Chapter 1. Introduction and Summary of Conclusions.Cdc-pdf [PDF–134 KB]
- Chapter 2. Patterns of Tobacco Use Among Women.Cdc-pdf [PDF–958 KB]
- Chapter 3. Health Consequences of Tobacco Use Among Women.Cdc-pdf [PDF–1.8 MB]
- Chapter 4. Factors Influencing Tobacco Use Among Women.Cdc-pdf [PDF–748 KB]
- Chapter 5. Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Women.Cdc-pdf [PDF–582 KB]
Chapter 6. A Vision for the Future: what is Needed to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Women.Cdc-pdf
- AcknowledgementsCdc-pdf [PDF–54 KB]
- AbbreviationsCdc-pdf [PDF–48 KB]
- Tables & FiguresCdc-pdf [PDF–56 KB]
- IndexCdc-pdf [PDF–149 KB]
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