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Thursday, 29 September 2016

Tobacco indicators: measuring midpoint progress-reporting under the National Tobacco Strategy 2012-2018 (AIHW)

Tobacco indicators: measuring midpoint progress-reporting under the National Tobacco Strategy 2012-2018

* This report presents midpoint data for several tobacco indicators using various data sources and collections years.

* The majority of indicators show that favourable progress has been made, particularly for exposure to tobacco smoke, uptake of smoking, transition to established smoking and regular smoking among young people, adults and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

* However, some groups achieved greater progress than others, and inequalities within particular groups increased for some indicators.

Media release: New report shows positive changes in Australians' smoking patterns

Download report: Tobacco indicators: measuring midpoint progress-reporting under the National Tobacco Strategy 2012-2018

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