goals, identifying baseline data and 10-year target, monitoring outcomes, and evaluating the
collective effects of health improvement activities nationwide” (Koh, 2010, p.1653). One of the
Healthy People 2010 (H.P. 2010) is tobacco use. The objectives are to monitor
tobacco use, smoking cessation and the availability of treatment programs, environmental
exposure to tobacco smoke, adolescent attitudes toward smoking, and tobacco control laws.
According to the CDC H.P. 2010 progress review, we are moving towards our target of cigarette,
spit tobacco, and cigar use amongst adults 18+ years, exposure to tobacco smoke at home has
exceeded target with 111.8%.