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CDC: Smoke Is Clearing in U.S.

Over the last 6 years, smoking rates have fallen by 27% and bringing the decline in the previous five decades to 64%. In 1965 -- the first year that smoking prevalence data were collected -- 42.4% of adults in the U.S. smoked cigarettes. Close to one in
MedPage Today
added May 26, 2016 14:10
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Cigarette Smoking by Adults Dropped in 2015, C.D.C. Survey Says

The survey did not give reasons for the trend or analyze whether it could be attributed to smokers’ switching from conventional cigarettes to e-cigarette devices. The report also said the percentage of current cigarette smokers was higher for men (16.7 p
New York Times
added May 26, 2016 00:53
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Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on data from the national health interview survey 2015: Current smoking (PDF)

. The percentage of current cigarette smokers was higher for men (16.7%) than for women (13.6%). . The percentage of former cigarette smokers was higher for men (25.0%) than for women (18.9%). . The percentage of those who had never smoked cigarettes w
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added May 25, 2016 14:54
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drop in smoking rate proves public education and smart public policy works

The fact that fewer adults are smoking is spectacular news and a credit to the combined efforts of the entire tobacco control community. This shows that public education campaigns like TIPS and truth®, combined with smart public policies like clean air l
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 25, 2016 03:25
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CDC Reports Adult Smoking Fell to Record Low 15.1 Percent in 2015 – Bold Action Needed to Finish the Job

These remarkable results are a testament to the effectiveness of evidence-based strategies...Thanks to the Tips campaign, as well as campaigns by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Truth Initiative aimed at youth and young adults, the U.S. curren
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 25, 2016 03:22
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Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2015 National Health Interview Survey (PDF) (120 pp)

• For 2015, the percentage of adults aged 18 and over who were current cigarette smokers was 15.1% (95% confidence interval = 14.46%–15.72%), which was lower than the 2014 estimate of 16.8%. • The prevalence of current cigarette smoking among U.S. ad
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added May 24, 2016 23:11
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Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2015 National Health Interview Survey (PDF)

In this release, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) updates estimates for 15 selected health measures based on data from the 2015 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) and presents estimates from 1997 through 2014 for comparison. The 15 E
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added May 24, 2016 23:02
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Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2015 National Health Interview Survey

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added May 24, 2016 22:59
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[North Carolina] Adult smoking rate drops to another historic low of 15.1 percent in 2015

The rate of 15.1 percent, or about 37.4 million adults, represents more proof of declining smoking, considering the rate was 16.8 percent in 2014, 20.9 percent in 2005 and 24.7 percent in 1997. The CDC issued an early release of data from the 2015 Nation
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 24, 2016 22:51
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Cigarettes still haunt these former smokers

Soto is one of a handful of former smokers sharing stories as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s national Tips from Former Smokers campaign. Personal stories like Soto’s — emotional and sometimes jarring — run on television, radio,
PBS
added May 12, 2016 20:14
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