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Smoking and Tobacco

Smokars Deaths

11/28/2001

Question:

How many smokers die each yesr????

Answer:

Each year, more than 400,000 Americans die from cigarette smoking. In fact, one in every five deaths in the United States is smoking related. Every year, smoking kills more than 276,000 men and 142,000 women.

Related Resources:

State-Specific Smoking-Attributable Mortality and Years of Potential Life Lost --- United States, 2000--2004

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Response by:

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