Adults and Cigarette Smoking: Prevalence and Trends

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DisparitiesPrevention & WellnessTrends

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Fact Sheet

Tobacco-related disease is the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S. causing over 400,000 deaths per year. The National Alliance for Tobacco Cessation (NATC) has produced a fact sheet on the national prevalence and trends of U.S. adults and cigarette smoking. The NATC reports prevalence rates and trends by gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status (SES), and ethnicity.