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Smoking and Tobacco

Smokers

10/31/2001

Question:

# of smokers who die each year.

Answer:

CDC`s official estimate that `Cigarette smoking is responsible for more than 430,000 deaths each year, or one in every five deaths. (USA) Tobacco will kill 10 million people a year by 2030 if the current trend continues and developing countries will account for over 70 per cent of them. (Worldwide)

CDC`s official estimate that `Cigarette smoking is responsible for more than 430,000 deaths each year, or one in every five deaths.

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Response by:

Jerry   Friemoth, MD Jerry Friemoth, MD
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati