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[Africa] 2.5 million adults in Kenya use tobacco - study

11.6 per cent of the adult population either smokes or uses smokeless ... The findings were released yesterday at Laico Regency by the ministry of Health in conjunction with the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics. While majority of males prefer smoked t
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 1, 2014 12:15
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[North Carolina] Adult smoking rate falls to new low

At $1.2 million, North Carolina was tied for 45th in terms of state funding being spent directly on tobacco prevention programs during fiscal year 2013-14. By comparison, the CDC recommends North Carolina dedicate $106.8 million. That means the state is
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 1, 2014 06:54
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40,000 die of smoking-caused diseases every year in Vietnam

Vietnam is one of 15 countries with the highest numbers of smokers in the world, and around 40,000 Vietnamese people die of smoking-caused diseases every year – or more than 100 people per day, the health ministry has warned.
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Dec 1, 2014 06:41
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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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