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[USA] 10% of cancer SURVIVORS are still smoking a decade later - averaging 15 cigarettes a day

9.3% of U.S. cancer survivors smoked 9 years after they were diagnosed Vast majority smoked an average of 15 cigarettes a day, report says Worst offenders were survivors of bladder cancer, with 17% still smoking 15% of lung cancer and 12% of ovarian canc
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 7, 2014 10:48

[UK-Scotland] Fall in number of teens smoking in Tayside

But health chiefs say the fight is not over, with dozens of school-age teenagers still taking part in the deadly habit. The latest NHS Tayside figures show that 7% of boys and girls in S2 and S4 smoke -- a reduction from 8% of boys and 9% of girls in 2
(Dundee) Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 2, 2014 11:58

[Ireland] Number of schoolchildren who smoke almost halves in 12 years

Only one in ten young people in Ireland is now a smoker, according to recent data from the Health Behaviour in School Aged Children report. The report found that between 1998 and 2010, the number of young smokers almost halved to 11.9%.
Kildare Nationalist (ie)
added Jul 1, 2014 12:18

[UK] Areas in England where 25% of pregnant women smoke

* In Blackpool, 27.5% of expectant mothers in 2013-14 admitted to smoking * But, for England as a whole, the figure has dropped to an eight year low * The lowest levels of smoking among pregnant women are in London
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2014 12:57

[UK] Consumer Health in the United Kingdom

Table 54 Number of Smokers by Gender 2008-2013 / Table 55 Sales of NRT Smoking Cessation Aids by Category: Value 2008-2013 / Table 56 Sales of NRT Smoking Cessation Aids by Category: % Value Growth 2008-2013 / Table 57 Sales of NRT Gum by Flavour: % Valu
PR Newswire
added May 26, 2014 11:12

A few counties responsible for smoking rate decline

smoking rates have dropped for men and women since 1996, but the changes aren't uniform across regions. Researchers at the University of Washington assembled county-by-county data showing that a relatively small number of counties with high populations ha
USA Today
added Mar 24, 2014 00:47

REGIONAL DATA: BAY AREA: Alameda, City of Berkeley, Contra Costa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano

% ... that have unhealthyy exterior advertising / that have healthyhy exterior advertising / selling tobacco products, alcohol or sugary drinks near candy at the check-out / e-cigarettes / candy, mint and liquor flavored non-cigarette tobacco products
Healthy Stores for a Healthy Community campaign
added Mar 5, 2014 16:51

U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Again: Report

decreased smoking has reduced the number of lung cancers, Jemal said. But some cancers, such as pancreatic cancer, for which there is no screening and for which treatment often comes too late, remain just as deadly, he said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 7, 2014 21:05

Smoking Prevalence and Cigarette Consumption in 187 Countries, 1980-2012

because of population growth, the number of smokers increased significantly. As tobacco remains a threat to the health of the world’s population, intensified efforts to control its use are needed.
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Jan 7, 2014 20:23

Healthiest State Rankings: Hawaii Tops 2013 List

top 10 states and the bottom 10 states in the 2013 ranking: Top 10: 1. Hawaii - Fewer people in Hawaii are lighting up, with smoking prevalence decreasing to 14.6 percent of adults from 16.8 percent a year ago
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 13, 2013 00:36
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