Infographic of the Day: All You Need to Know About Cigarettes

May 2nd, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

42.1 million people (18.1% of all adults) in the United States smoke cigarettes.

Follow up:

Cigarette smoking is more common among men than women.

  • Men – 20.5%
  • Women – 15.8%
  • From 2005 to 2012 smoking prevalence declined from 20.9% to 18.1%

Each day:

  • 3,200 persons younger than 18 years of age smoke their first cigarette
  • 2,100 persons younger than 18 years of age who were occasional smokers become daily cigarette smokers.


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