Greater Cigarette Taxes May Mean Less Infant Deaths

 

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Digging further, the team determined that for each $1.18 U.S. (1 Euro) per-pack increase in the median cigarette price, there were 0.23 fewer deaths per 1,000 live births in the same year. There were also an additional 0.16 fewer deaths per 1,000 live births in the year after the price hike. Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths MONDAY, Sept.

18, 2017 A new European study finds that when the price of cigarettes rises, infant deaths decline. The finding didn’t surprise one U.S. expert in child health, because when fewer mothers can afford to smoke any longer or take up the habit their kids’ health improves. There were also an additional 0.16 fewer deaths per 1,000 live births in the year after the price hike. But there was one twist: As the price “gap” between cheaper and more heavily taxed brands of cigarettes grew wider, there was a slight uptick in infant mortality, Filippidis and colleagues found.

There were also an additional 0.16 fewer deaths per 1,000 live births in the year after the price hike. But there was one twist: As the price “gap” between cheaper and more heavily taxed brands of cigarettes grew wider, there was a slight uptick in infant mortality, Filippidis and colleagues found. There were also an additional 0.16 fewer deaths per 1,000 live births in the year after the price hike. But there was one twist: As the price “gap” between cheaper and more heavily taxed brands of cigarettes grew wider, there was a slight uptick in infant mortality, Filippidis and colleagues found.

Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths MONDAY, Sept. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) A new European study finds that when the price of cigarettes rises, infant deaths decline. The finding didn’t surprise one U.S. expert in child health, because when fewer mothers can afford to smoke any longer or take up the habit their kids’ health improves. The study shows that for every $1 tax increase per pack of cigarettes, there were about two fewer infant deaths each day. Higher Cigarette Taxes Linked to Fewer Infant Deaths Every $1 tax increase per pack of cigarettes was associated to about two fewer infant deaths each day ANN ARBOR, Mich. —Higher taxes and prices for cigarettes are strongly associated with lower infant mortality rates in the United States, according to a new study from Vanderbilt University and the University of Michigan released Dec.

1 in the journal. With nearly 4 million annual births nationwide, the results suggest that a $1 increase in cigarette taxes would be expected to lead to 750 fewer infant deaths each year, the researchers said. With nearly 4 million annual births nationwide, the results suggest that a $1 increase in cigarette taxes would be expected to lead to 750 fewer infant deaths each year, the researchers said.

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Their research found the taxes effective in reducing smoking by expectant mothers and generating better, higher birth weights in the newborns.

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Then an excise tax on cigarettes or an increase in the excise tax would impose welfare costs in terms of losses in consumer surplus minus revenues generated by the tax on smokers who are not pregnant women.

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Therefore, some of the variation in maternal smoking is driven by variation in cigarette taxes.

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It works the other way, too; a decrease of 100 cigarettes per capita is expected to decrease lung cancer mortality by 2.28 per 100,000.

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The current gradual decline in smoking among the population is the result of the last increase in cigarette taxes.

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Still, higher cigarette excise tax rates may be helpful as way to discourage young people from smoking.

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In other words, when cigarette prices increase because of a tax hike, the percentage decline in tax-paid sales is greater than the decline in actual smoking rates.

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According to this paper, valuing the health costs of cigarettes depends on whether you count the costs imposed on members of smokers’ families, including unborn children, in addition to costs borne by smokers.

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And the externalities from smoking may be quite low, since much of the health care cost increases of smoking appear to be offset by savings to the Social Security program and other defined-benefits pensions from early mortality.

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It is estimated that 4600 infants die annually in the United States because of maternal smoking.

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