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Australian secondary school students’ use of tobacco in 2014

In 2014, 94% of 12-year-olds had no experience with smoking, which decreased to 61% of 17-year-olds. Only three per cent of all students had smoked more than 100 cigarettes in their lifetime, with a peak of 10% among 17-year-old males. Students who
Australian Government - National Drug Strategy (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:23
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[Australia] The National Tobacco Strategy (NTS) 2012-2018 has been developed by the Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs Standing Committee on Tobacco as a sub-strategy under the National Drug Strategy 2010-2015. National Tobacco Strategy 2012-2018 (PDF 491 KB)

Australian Government - National Drug Strategy (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:23

Who still smokes in the United States — in seven simple charts

But the CDC numbers also offer an interesting glimpse at the 17 percent of adults who continue to light up. People in the Midwest, for instance, smoke more on average than Americans elsewhere in the country. People on Medicaid are more than twice as like
The Washington Post
added Nov 14, 2015 15:44

Tobacco Atlas Germany 2015: New data, new facts

the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ) now presents its second Tobacco Atlas, which again summarizes current data and facts about tobacco use, health hazards that are associated with it as well as consequences for socie
added Nov 14, 2015 13:40
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Tobacco Atlas Germany 2015: New data, new facts (PDF)

In Germany, 121,000 people die from the consequences of smoking each year. This means that smoking is implicated in 13.5 percent of all deaths. The death rate from smoking is higher in the north of Germany than in the south of the country. These regional
German Cancer Research Center
added Nov 14, 2015 13:39

Adult cigarette smoking reaches new low -- but stays stubbornly high among some groups

The CDC report underscores that the smoking habit has been hardest to extinguish among several categories of American adults -- most notably, the poor. Only 12.9% of adults who have private health insurance continue to smoke cigarettes, but 29.1% of thos
Los Angeles Times
added Nov 12, 2015 22:15

U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Falls to New Low

CDC says less than 17 percent are lighting up, but big gap remains between well-off and poor
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 12, 2015 21:47

Smoking rates for uninsured and adults on Medicaid more than twice those for adults with private health insurance

American adults who are uninsured or on Medicaid smoke at rates more than double those for adults with private health insurance or Medicare, according to a study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in today's Morbidity and Mortalit
PR Newswire
added Nov 12, 2015 21:17

Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2014 Weekly

To assess progress toward achieving the Healthy People 2020 objective of reducing the percentage of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes to ≤12.0%,* CDC assessed the most recent national estimates of smoking prevalence among adults aged ≥18 years using data f
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 12, 2015 20:50

How much does YOUR country eat, smoke and drink? Lithuanians are the biggest boozers, Austrians consume the most calories while Greeks are the biggest smokers, new maps reveal

In Greece, 40 per cent of people over the age of 15 are smokers smoking an average nine cigarettes a day. This was closely followed by Belgium, Japan, the Netherlands and the US in fifth place with the public’s perception of smoking and cheap tobacco, no
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 11, 2015 17:13
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