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Real Stories
Robert "I started using the gum. That worked for me."
Steve "I went to a cessation class. Peer group support was my success."
Mary "The cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore. "
Margaret "I’m tougher than cigarettes. "
Liz "With a good support system, if you fail, they will help you get up again."
Michael "Don't give up giving up cigarettes."
Frank "If you have a plan, that is what is important. "
Mike "Smoking had a big effect on my son. I didn't want to disappoint him."
Dave "With help, I could quit on the first try. "

Data and reports

The new Surgeon General Report is finally here! The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a groundbreakingn report in February 2014: The Health Consequences of Smoking —50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General.

The Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program’s Tobacco Automated Fact sheet Information (TAFI) is an online system that creates fact sheets about the impact of tobacco for every community in Massachusetts.

If you have questions about TAFI, please contact the Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program.

Data sources for TAFI include:

For each statistic, the data source is cited on the last page of the fact sheet. New data sources and reports are continuously added to TAFI; fact sheets automatically display the latest available data.

To view reports on statewide tobacco use statistics, click here.

To view MTCP key metrics, click here.

For more public health data on Massachusetts communities, visit MassCHIP Instant Topics.

 

 

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