• CDC: Smoking rate among US adults reaches all-time low

    5 monthes ago - By Healio

    In 2017, 14% of adults reported cigarette smoking “every day” or “some day” - the lowest level ever recorded, down from 15.5% in 2016, and a 67% decrease since 1965, according to a report in MMWR.
    The CDC also observed a “particularly notable decline” among young adults in recent years: about 10% of young adults aged 18 to 24 years smoked cigarettes in 2017, down from 13% in 2016.
    Researchers used the 2017 National Health Interview Survey for their analysis, which also showed one in five adults still used some kind of tobacco product in 2017.
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