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COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT

Volusia Supports Tobacco-Free Moms and Babies

DOH-Hillsborough reduces barriers for women to access breast mammography.

DOH-Volusia’s first Baby & Me-Tobacco Free mom has completed the program. Since the May 2016 launch, 35 moms have enrolled and 10 babies have been born tobacco free. Eighteen moms are actively participating in the program.

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CHARTS Quick Facts

  • In 2016, there were over 19,000 tobacco-related cancer deaths in Florida.
  • According to the American Lung Association, smoking accounts for 30% of all cancer deaths and 87% of lung cancer deaths.
  • According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, “32% of all deaths from coronary heart disease were attributable to smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke.”
  • In 2015, an estimated 15.8% of adults in Florida were current smokers, based on data from the Florida Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS).
  • The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends annual screening for lung cancer in adults aged 55–80 years with a 30 pack-year smoking history and currently smoke or have quit in the past 15 years.
  • The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force began recommending screening for lung cancer in 2014. Read full textof recommendations.

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*Since Jan 01,

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Did You Know?

  • New social and economic indicators from the census are available in the Social & Economic Factors report.
  • A link in the new Social & Economic Factors report takes you directly to your county of choice in the Community Map.
  • The Community Map has a new feature that tests for significant changes in a census tract or zip code between two 5-year periods.
  • The MOV in CHARTS is the probable range of values resulting from random fluctuations in the number of events.
  • Provisional data for the current year are available in the Data Query section of CHARTS.
  • Provisional data in query systems are updated weekly and include all data entered for the current year.

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