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One in Five US Adults Still Using Tobacco Products in 2015

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Nov 9, 2017
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) that found that 1 in 5 U.S. adults used some form of tobacco product in 2015. The report also includes data on tobacco use by race/ethnicity and gender. Higher tobacco use was found for adults living in the Midwest, people with a General Equivalency Diploma (GED), people with annual household incomes under $35,000, those with a disability, uninsured adults or adults insured through Medicaid, adults with serious psychological distress, and those who are lesbian, gay, or bisexual.
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LGBT · Medicaid · Men · Minorities · People with disabilities · Statistics and data · Tobacco use · Uninsured and underinsured · Women