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Smoking Prevalence Among U.S. Adults, 1955-2013

Although cigarette smoking continues to decline in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control report that more than 3,200 people younger than 18 years of age smoke their first cigarette each day. For those 18 years and older, find the smoking use data below.

YearOverall
Population
MalesFemalesWhitesBlacks
1955-56.9%28.4%--
196542.4%51.933.942.1%45.8%
197037.444.131.537.041.4
198033.237.629.332.936.9
199025.528.422.825.626.2
200023.325.721.024.123.2
200222.525.220.023.622.4
200321.624.119.222.721.5
200420.923.418.522.220.2
200720.823.918.021.923.0
201019.321.517.321.020.6
201317.820.515.319.418.3
Source: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Web: www.cdc.gov.
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