Delaware

FY2016

FY2015

State Ranking

7

3

State Spending on Tobacco Prevention

$6.4 million

$8.7 million

Percent of CDC Recommended Spending

($13.0 million)

49.2%

66.7%

Delaware’s Tobacco Revenue, State Spending, and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Delaware: Total Annual
Tobacco Prevention Spending

FY2007-FY2016

Tobacco Industry Marketing in State

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state

$51.6 million

Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending

8.1 to 1

Tobacco's Toll in State

(Updated Dec. 8, 2015)

Adults Who Smoke

19.6%

High School Students Who Smoke

14.2%

Deaths caused by smoking each year

1,400

Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking

$532 million

Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures

$953 per household