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More than 1 in 10 workers age 55+ are current cigarette smokers

"Among working adults, 22.1% (32.7 million) currently used any form of tobacco; 15.4% used cigarettes." By age group, 12.4% of workers age 55+ currently use cigarettes, compared to 16.2% of those age 35-54, and 16.3% of 18-34 year olds, according to a 2017 report from the U. S. Centers for Disease Control. (paragraph 1 and Table 1)
       
 
 
         
Syamlal, G., King, B. A., & Mazurek, J. M. (2017). Tobacco use among working adults - United States, 2014-2016. MMWR Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 66(42), 1130-1145. Retrieved from this source.
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