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One in Five US Adults Still Using Tobacco Products in 2015

Source
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Date
Nov 9, 2017
Summary
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.
Tagged as
LGBT · Medicaid · Men · Minorities · People with disabilities · Statistics and data · Tobacco use · Uninsured and underinsured · Women