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Adult cigarette smoking rate overall hits all-time low

The cigarette smoking rate among adults in the U.S. dropped from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 17.8 percent in 2013, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in today's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).
PR Newswire
added Nov 28, 2014 12:14
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U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC

the rate of cigarette smoking has dropped from about 21 percent in 2005 to 18 percent in 2013. That means the number of cigarette smokers dropped from 45.1 million to 42.1 million, despite the increasing population, according to the U.S. Centers for Disea
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 28, 2014 12:12
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Americans are smoking less than ever

percentage of Americans who are smokers has fallen to an all-time low, now representing just 17.8 percent of the population, a study has found. US health officials said the percentage of Americans who are smokers has fallen to the lowest level since 1965
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 26, 2014 16:35
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2013

These disparities underscore the importance of enhancing the implementation and reach of proven strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco use among these groups, as well as expanding questions on surveillance tools to better capture data on subpopulations
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:49
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[UK-Scotland] Scotland has among the highest number of smokers across the UK

One in five people in Scotland aged 18 and over smoke (21%), the highest proportion in Britain outside the north east of England. Smoking is responsible for around 13,500 deaths each year in Scotland, despite the number of smokers falling by more than h
STV (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:23
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[UK] Britain kicks the habit: Fewer than 1 in 5 people are still smokers and more than half have never even tried it

Unemployed people, least qualified and low earners more likely to smoke Married people and older people are all less likely to be cigarette smokers
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:19
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[UK] Adult smoking habits in Great Britain: 2013

Trends in smoking prevalence and cigarette consumption 1974-2013.
GOV.UK
added Nov 26, 2014 11:28
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Latest Report

The 2013 SALSUS reports provide information on: prevalence of smoking, drinking and drug use; frequency of substance misuse; sources and availability of cigarettes, alcohol and drugs and pupils' attitudes to substance misuse. It also provides information
Scottish Health Statistics / ISD Scotland
added Nov 26, 2014 11:25
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[UK] Nation's smoking habits revealed

Only a tiny proportion of people who use e-cigarettes had never smoked before, latest figures published by the Office of National Statistics...proportion of people in Great Britain who smoke cigarettes now standing at 19%, a fall of more than half in the
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:22
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16 Disturbing Numbers That Prove Our Smoking Epidemic Is Far From Over

So while we've made undeniable progress, we clearly have a long way to go. If you or a smoker in your life is not yet convinced, here are a few numbers to remind us all why it's important we get there. 480,000 The number of deaths in the United States
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 20, 2014 21:13
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