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Tobacco Use in Oregon
Oregon Tobacco Facts is designed as a reference for the most recent Oregon data on tobacco. Other fact sheets are compiled by specific population or region
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Oregon Tobacco Quit Line Dashboard Reports
The County Dashboard Reports describe Quit Line utilization and Quit Line caller demographics by county except Gilliam, Sherman, Wasco, and Wheeler counties (due to low population size).
2014 Dashboard Reports (All PDF files)
2013 Dashboard Reports (All PDF files)
2012 Dashboard Reports (All PDF files)
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- TPEP Characteristics and Successes Report The Oregon Public Health Division and their evaluation contractor, NPC Research, collaborated with the Conference of Local Health Officials Healthy Communities Committee to evaluate the characteristics and successes of county Tobacco Prevention and Education Programs (TPEP). The Oregon Public Health Division was interested in understanding the county TPEPs in order to provide recommendations for improving local programs.
- Helping Benefit Oregon Smokers Case Study In response to the passage of Senate Bill 734, which created a $500 minimum tobacco cessation benefit for all Oregon-based health plans, the OHSU Smoking Cessation Center convened a group of health plans and tobacco control advocates to develop a set of recommended cessation benefits. The case study report provides an overview of the Helping Benefit Oregon Smokers project, as well as the impact of Senate Bill 734 and cessation benefit recommendations on health plans and employers.
- Advocacy, Education, Lobbying and Electioneering: Our Role in the Public Policy Change Process
HPCDP developed this eLearning module for its grantees - county and tribal health departments - to describe how public fund may and may not be used to support a public policy change process during a legislative session. The module includes a question pool at the end to test the learner's knowledge.
- Demographic Differences in Tobacco Use and Utilization of Cessation Resources Among Asian Oregonians (December, 2008) and Asian Oregonians' Attitudes Toward the Tobacco Quit Line (June, 2009)
The AFC and its API Health Network identified two gaps in current knowledge about tobacco use and cessation among APIs. 1) We do not have good estimates of tobacco use among various API ethnic subgroups. 2) We do not know why API Oregonians do not use Oregon's Tobacco Quit Line. In response to these gaps, the AFC worked with the TPEP at Oregon's Public Health Division (Department of Human Services [DHS]), Oregon's Tobacco Quit Line, and NPC Research to develop the current community-driven project. The goal was to collect information about tobacco use and utilization of cessation resources and services among Asian Oregonians, and to examine how demographics, perceptions of harm, cultural factors, and linguistic acculturation are related to tobacco use and cessation.
- Oregon Air Monitoring Project
The purpose of the Oregon Air Monitoring Project was to examine indoor air quality in a sample of hospitality venues in Oregon, and to assess the relation between indoor air pollution and the presence of on-premise smoking.
- E-Cigarette Primer
Electronic cigarettes are devices that allow users to mimic the act of smoking a cigarette while inhaling nicotine.
- Smokefree Cars for Kids Law
Effective January 1, 2014 in Oregon, smoking in a motor vehicle with any youth under the age of 18 present is a secondary traffic violation.
- Supporting Oregonians with Disabilities to be Tobacco Free Webinar (July,2014)
This archived webinar highlights the objectives of the Tobacco Education Project for People with Disabilities and provides an opportunity for disability service provider organizations to learn about establishing tobacco free campus policies, quit line referral systems and other strategies to promote tobacco-free living for employees and clients.
- Healthy People 2020 Tobacco Use Fact Sheet
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