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Report: Fewer Alaskans are smoking

The annual “Alaska Tobacco Facts” update is produced by the Tobacco Prevention and Control Program, which is part of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. The report introduction says the document is designed to be a “brief, annual update
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jul 25, 2013 12:59

Number of smokers in the UK set to fall below 20% for the first time in a century

* By the end of the year it's expected less than a fifth of Britons will smoke * Among the upper and middle classes about 13% of people smoke * 25% of people in the lower social brackets are smokers
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 21, 2013 05:44

[UK] Decline Witnessed in Adult Population’s Smoking Rate

A survey has been taking place with regard to tobacco use in England. It has been unveiled that a decline in smoking rate has been witnessed in the adult population. It has been said the smoking prevalence is expected to be below 20% among the adult pop
added Jul 20, 2013 14:08

[UK] Fewer than one in five people in England smoke, expert claims

Smoking rates in England are falling by up to one per cent a year and fewer than one in five people now smoke, an expert has claimed. It will be the first time in hundreds of years that less than a quarter of the population smokes, it is claimed Photo:
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 20, 2013 13:59

State-Specific Healthy Life Expectancy at Age 65 Years — United States, 2007–2009

Healthy life expectancy (HLE) is a population health measure ... HLE is a relatively simple measure that can be readily used by public health officials, health-care providers, and policy makers to monitor trends in the health of populations and identify h
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jul 22, 2013 22:51

[Netherlands] Smoking on the rise in Amsterdam

There are more people smoking in Amsterdam now than there were five years ago. The GGD (Public Health Service) concluded from recent research that while the number of smokers in the Netherlands as a whole is decreasing, the numbers in Amsterdam are doin
IamExpat (nl)
added Jul 17, 2013 15:29

ARCHIVE: The Cost of a Pack of Cigarettes, State By State

Smokers, flee New York City and head to Kentucky, where a pack of Marlboro Reds will cost you practically a third of what you’re paying now. And while you’re on the road, steer clear of New Hampshire and Vermont, too: the price for a pack has jumped 35%
The Awl
added Jun 3, 2014 14:28

Cigarette smoking at new low among youths, survey finds

Cigarette smoking hit the lowest point ever recorded among American eighth-graders and high school sophomores and seniors last year, a newly released report shows. Last year, only 5% of high school sophomores said they had smoked cigarettes daily in the
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 12, 2013 21:48

America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2013 (PDF)

Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics
added Jul 12, 2013 16:49

America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2013 - Press Release

A drop in the percentage of children ages 4–11 with any detectable blood cotinine level, a measure for recent exposure to secondhand smoke, from 53 percent in the years 2007 and 2008 to 42 percent in 2009 and 2010).
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics
added Jul 12, 2013 16:24
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