Jul 24, 2008 · PRINCETON, NJ -- The percentage of U.S. adults saying they smoked cigarettes in the past week, now 21%, is similar to what Gallup found in 2007. However, it represents a decline from earlier this decade, when between 22% and 28% said they smoked, and is among the lowest figures Gallup has recorded Author: Lydia Saad. Table l.-Estimates of the percentage of current, regular cigarette smokers, adults, United States, 1949-1978....... 9 Table 2.-Estimated percentages of current and former smokers, adults, according to age and sex, United States, report on “tar” and nicotine contents of the cigarette smoke of various brands (67). In March 1969.
In November 2015, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention noted in their report, “The percentage of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes declined from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 16.8 percent in 2014. Cigarette smoking was significantly lower in 2014 (16.8 percent) than in 2013 (17.8 percent).”. About 50% of the adult population smoked in the 1960s and the statistics only accounted for people who had smoked for awhile. Coming from the rural South, I don't feel like it was exaggerated at all because I grew up in the 90s and I was easily.
Sep 04, 2015 · The new data shows that just 15.2 percent of Americans smoke, down from 16.8 percent in 2014. The number has fallen dramatically since 1997, when just under 25 Author: Erin Blakemore. Nov 13, 2008 · Nov. 13, 2008 -- The percentage of Americans who smoke cigarettes has fallen below 20% for the first time since at least the mid-1960s, according to Author: Bill Hendrick.
Sep 06, 2011 · Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease, disability, and death in the US. Some people who smoke every day are smoking fewer cigarettes; however, even occasional smoking causes harm. The percentage of American adults who smoke decreased from 20.9% in 2005 to 19.3% in 2010. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, accounting for more than 480,000 deaths every year, or about 1 in 5 deaths. 1 In 2017, 14 of every 100 U.S. adults aged 18 years or older (14.0%) currently* smoked cigarettes.