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State Ranking912
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention$7.0 million$7.2 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($19.3 million)
Utah's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in Utah
(December 13, 2018)
Adults who smoke8.9%
High school students who smoke3.8%
High school students who use e-cigarettes7.6%
Death caused by smoking each year1,300
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking$542 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking16.6%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures$445 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state$39.9 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending5.7 to 1
Last updated: December 08, 2018