E-Cigarette or Vaping Product Use-

Associated Lung Injury (EVALI) in Kansas


Kansas Investigation


Confirmed or probable hospitalized cases: 23
e-cig types Confirmed or probably non-hospitalized cases: 4
Confirmed deaths: 2
Cases under review: 0

Age Information
     •  Median Age: 27 years (range: 15 – 67)
               ο  Less than 24 years old: 41%
               ο  25 to 44 years old: 41%
               ο  More than 45 years old: 18%

Gender
     •  Majority male: 74%

Updated: Tuesday, 28-Jan-2020, 8:24p.m.

For nationwide information, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Resources

Need help quitting E-Cigarettes/Tobacco?
Kansas Tobacco Quitline |
Quick Information

Parents
CDC What Parents Need to Know |
American Academy of Pediatrics Parent Information

Teens
Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids
Resist is a youth-led, statewide movement created to FIGHT against the tobacco industry’s influence in Kansas. Check out Resist!!

Providers/Local Health Departments
CDC Press Kit |
CDC Recommendations for Clinicians |
CDC What Health Care Providers Need to Know |
American Academy of Pediatrics Clinician Information |
Key Partner Messages |
Poster for Clinical Settings

Educators
E-Cigarettes – What’s The Bottom Line? |
E-Cigarette, or Vaping, Products Visual Dictionary |
Vape-Free Schools


Kansas Vaping Statistics

Youth
In 2019, 48.6% of Kansas high school students have ever tried e-cigarettes and 22.0% of Kansas high school students currently use e-cigarettes (2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey).

Adult
In 2018, 5.5% of Kansas adults aged 18 years and older reported that they currently use e-cigarettes (2018 Kansas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System).


KDHE Vaping Videos

Hearing on "Sounding the Alarm: The Public Health Threats of E-Cigarettes" – 9/25/19



Statement from Dr. Lee Norman, KDHE Secretary and Kansas State Health Officer



Statement from Dr. Farah Ahmed, State Epidemiologist



Vaping Education