This report focuses on identifying tobacco-related disparities in terms of geographic location. Prior research has shown that numerous challenges to tobacco control efforts exist in rural settings. In addition, rural residents have been described as having less access to prevention programs and cessation services compared with people living in more urban areas.
Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Initiative
Center for Public Health Systems Science; Sorg, Amy; Shelton, Sarah; and Harris, Jenine, "Looking Beyond the Urban Core: Tobacco-related Disparities in Rural Missouri" (2011). Center for Public Health Systems Science. 9.