Michael Eriksen, ScD
Dean, School of Public Health
Georgia State University
July 2013
The Tobacco Atlas
Globally, 6 million preventable
deaths annually from tobacco…
• Tobacco accounts for more than
16% of male and 7% of
femal...
Smoking harms the entire body…
Cancer from smoking causes more
deaths than all other cancers
combined…
“Forced smoking” kills people…
• 600,000 deaths annually from secondhand
smoke exposure (mostly women and children)
• Over...
Say “NO” to forced smoking
Bill Gates and Baidu CEO Robin Li wear shirts
reading “Say no to forced smoking”
47% of youth a...
If you are concerned about
NCDs, tobacco must be a priority…
Cigarette smoking is a 20th century
phenomenon…
Cigarette consumption varies
greatly by region…
• Consumption shifting from West to East (1990-2009)
• Western Europe drop...
Five countries smoke more than
half of the world’s cigarettes…
There are over one billion adult
smokers in the world…
• 1 billion adult smokers worldwide (80% are men)
– nearly 20% of a...
800 million men smoke
worldwide…
50.4% of male adults in China
smoke cigarettes
200 million women smoke worldwide
now, but what about the future?
2.1% of female adults in China
smoke cigarettes
Tobacco prevalence and cessation
in China mirrors the U.S. in 1965…
References: CDC 2012, Personal
Communication, China GA...
Chinese cigarette increase
40 years after US increase
US adults, 1910-1950 China (men),1950-
1990
Year Cigarettes
per day
...
Is youth smoking the next
epidemic?
• Boys’ and girls’ smoking rates
differ by less than 5 percentage
points in almost hal...
Tobacco company advertising
can be deceiving…
Shanghai Tobacco Company’s “I Love China”
brand circumvents advertising bans
China leads the world in
growing tobacco…
• In 2011, China grew
tobacco on more than
1.4 million hectares of
land
• In 201...
The Western Pacific Region leads the
world in cigarette manufacturing…
In 2010, 41% of the
world’s cigarettes
were produce...
Tobacco is very big business and
CNTC leads in profits and revenue…
• Global cigarette market valued at almost half a
tril...
Does corporate social responsibility
and philanthropy negate global
harm?
In 2010, PMI donated only $25 million from their...
Tobacco-related costs in China
are growing…
2000
$7.2 billion
2008
$28.9 billion
Between 2000 and
2008, total costs
attrib...
Tobacco companies profit on
each tobacco-related death…
• $35 billion in annual profits
• 6 million deaths each year
• Nea...
Evidence-based solutions are a must…
Outlined in WHO FCTC, MPOWER
and U.S. Surgeon General’s Reports
• Tax increases
• Cle...
Michael Eriksen, ScD
Dean, School of Public Health
Georgia State University
meriksen@gsu.edu
Additional information availa...
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China july 2013 Fudan University

  1. 1. Michael Eriksen, ScD Dean, School of Public Health Georgia State University July 2013
  2. 2. The Tobacco Atlas
  3. 3. Globally, 6 million preventable deaths annually from tobacco… • Tobacco accounts for more than 16% of male and 7% of female deaths globally • 80% of deaths occur in LMIC • 100 million deaths in 20th century and one billion deaths in 21st century
  4. 4. Smoking harms the entire body…
  5. 5. Cancer from smoking causes more deaths than all other cancers combined…
  6. 6. “Forced smoking” kills people… • 600,000 deaths annually from secondhand smoke exposure (mostly women and children) • Over 50% of the people in the Western Pacific region are exposed to secondhand smoke (highest rate in the world)
  7. 7. Say “NO” to forced smoking Bill Gates and Baidu CEO Robin Li wear shirts reading “Say no to forced smoking” 47% of youth ages 13-15 years were exposed to secondhand smoke in the home (Shanghai in 2005)
  8. 8. If you are concerned about NCDs, tobacco must be a priority…
  9. 9. Cigarette smoking is a 20th century phenomenon…
  10. 10. Cigarette consumption varies greatly by region… • Consumption shifting from West to East (1990-2009) • Western Europe dropped 26% • Middle East and Africa increased 57%
  11. 11. Five countries smoke more than half of the world’s cigarettes…
  12. 12. There are over one billion adult smokers in the world… • 1 billion adult smokers worldwide (80% are men) – nearly 20% of all adults • 80% of male and 50% of female smokers are in low- and middle-income countries • Men’s smoking rates are ten times as high as women’s in 49 countries • But there is major progress in many countries
  13. 13. 800 million men smoke worldwide… 50.4% of male adults in China smoke cigarettes
  14. 14. 200 million women smoke worldwide now, but what about the future? 2.1% of female adults in China smoke cigarettes
  15. 15. Tobacco prevalence and cessation in China mirrors the U.S. in 1965… References: CDC 2012, Personal Communication, China GATS 2010
  16. 16. Chinese cigarette increase 40 years after US increase US adults, 1910-1950 China (men),1950- 1990 Year Cigarettes per day Year Cigarettes per day 1910 1 1952 1 1930 4 1972 4 1950 10 1992 10 Delayed hazard: proportion of all deaths at ages 35-69 due to tobacco US: All adults China: Men only 1950 12% 1990 12% 1990 33% 2030 ~33%
  17. 17. Is youth smoking the next epidemic? • Boys’ and girls’ smoking rates differ by less than 5 percentage points in almost half of the world’s countries • Girls smoke more than boys in at least 25 countries • 2.7% of boys and 0.8% of girls ages 13-15 in Shanghai smoke cigarettes (2005)
  18. 18. Tobacco company advertising can be deceiving… Shanghai Tobacco Company’s “I Love China” brand circumvents advertising bans
  19. 19. China leads the world in growing tobacco… • In 2011, China grew tobacco on more than 1.4 million hectares of land • In 2011, more than 3.1 million tonnes of tobacco were grown in China • In 2011, China grew 41.7% of the world’s tobacco
  20. 20. The Western Pacific Region leads the world in cigarette manufacturing… In 2010, 41% of the world’s cigarettes were produced in China.
  21. 21. Tobacco is very big business and CNTC leads in profits and revenue… • Global cigarette market valued at almost half a trillion dollars (taxes excluded) • Comparable to GDP of Poland and Sweden • CNTC manufactured 2.1 trillion of the world’s 5.9 trillion cigarettes (2008)
  22. 22. Does corporate social responsibility and philanthropy negate global harm? In 2010, PMI donated only $25 million from their $7.5 billion profits to charitable causes (less than 1% of net profits)
  23. 23. Tobacco-related costs in China are growing… 2000 $7.2 billion 2008 $28.9 billion Between 2000 and 2008, total costs attributable to tobacco use in China more than quadrupled Direct costs of smoking (size of figures proportional to total in USD)
  24. 24. Tobacco companies profit on each tobacco-related death… • $35 billion in annual profits • 6 million deaths each year • Nearly $6,000 in profit for every death caused by tobacco
  25. 25. Evidence-based solutions are a must… Outlined in WHO FCTC, MPOWER and U.S. Surgeon General’s Reports • Tax increases • Clean indoor air laws • Advertising bans • Graphic warning labels
  26. 26. Michael Eriksen, ScD Dean, School of Public Health Georgia State University meriksen@gsu.edu Additional information available at: TobaccoAtlas.org TobaccoPortal.org
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