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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
(Nov. 12, 2019)
Adults who smoke16.6% (402,600)
High school students who smoke5.6% (9,500)
High school students who use e-cigarettes22.4%
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$776 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$103.5 million
Last updated: December 08, 2018