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CDC Smoking Statistics

CDC Smoking Statistics

 

By Gender
Men were more likely to be current cigarette smokers than women.

  • Nearly 18 of every 100 adult men (17.5%)
  • Nearly 14 of every 100 adult women (13.5%)

By Age
Current cigarette smoking was higher among persons aged 18–24 years, 25–44 years, and 45–64 years than among those aged 65 years and older.

    • About 13 of every 100 adults aged 18–24 years smokes (13.1%)
    • Nearly 18 of every 100 adults aged 25–44 years smokes (17.6%)
    • A full 18 of every 100 adults aged 45–64 years smokes (18.0%)
    • Just 9 of every 100 adults aged 65 years and older smokes (8.8%)
      •     ( Many smokers don’t make it too far past age 65 )

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