Explore data on health indicators such as youth and adult nicotine use, fatal drug poisonings (overdose deaths), rates of obesity, and more.
Addressing some of the city’s biggest public health challenges
Number of fatal drug poisonings (overdose deaths) in Marion County in 2021
Hoosier adults who smoked in 2021
Deaths (per 100,000) from heart disease, the leading causing of death, in Marion County in 2020
Reducing tobacco use would not only unquestionably save lives, but it would also drive substantial economic gains in the state, including population growth, added jobs and higher incomes. A study commissioned by the Fairbanks Foundation shows the impact of tobacco on Indiana’s economy.READ MORE