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State Ranking2524
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$4.0 million$4.1 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($30.1 million)
Iowa's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Iowa
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke17.1%
High school students who smoke9.9%
High school students who use e-cigarettes9.0%
Death caused by smoking each year5,100
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$1.28 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking27.8%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$816 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$107.0 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending26.6 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018