Percent of Adults Who Smoke by the Number of Cigarettes Smoked Daily | American Lung Association

Percent of Adults Who Smoke by the Number of Cigarettes Smoked Daily

  1974 1980 1985 1990 1995 1997 † 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 % Change 1974-2015
<15 31.6 29.1 31.6 34.5 40.9 42.3 42.4 45.2 45.8 46.7 48.6 51.1 50.4 51.7 52.6 55.0 55.1 58.0 58.9 59.5 60.3 63.2 65.5 63.9 102.2
15-24 43.2 42.1 41.8 42.6 39.0 39.7 39.9 39.1 38.8 38.5 37.0 36.1 37.2 36.6 35.3 34.1 34.9 32.9 33.7 31.8 33.2 30.5 28.2 29.7 -31.3
>24 25.3 28.8 26.6 22.9 20.1 18.0 17.7 15.7 15.4 14.8 14.4 12.9 12.3 11.7 12.1 10.9 10.1 9.1 7.4 8.6 6.5 6.3 6.3 6.4 -74.7
                                                   
                                                   

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics. National Health Interview Survey 1965-2015. Analysis for years 1997-2015 by the American Lung Association Research Team using SPSS software.

Notes:
† Due to the redesign of the NHIS survey in 1997, comparisons with data from prior years must be conducted with caution.

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