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Deaths from Smoking

Smoking: Deaths

Deaths from Smoking: 440,000 annual deaths each year are smoking-associated (CDC)

Death Rate Extrapolation

Death rate extrapolations for USA for Smoking: 440,000 per year, 36,666 per month, 8,461 per week, 1,205 per day, 50 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this automatic extrapolation calculation uses the deaths statistic: 440,000 annual deaths each year are smoking-associated (CDC)

Smoking: Deaths Articles

Deaths information for Smoking: An estimated 400,000 deaths each year are caused directly by cigarette smoking. (Source: excerpt from Smoking and Your Digestive System: NIDDK)

Smoking: Life Years Lost

Average life years lost from Smoking: 12 years (NIA)

Life years lost from Smoking: Smoking doesn't just cut a few months off the end of your life. It reduces the life of the average smoker by 12 years. (Source: excerpt from Smoking It's Never Too Late to Stop -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Death statistics for Smoking

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Smoking:

  • Death rate is 2-3 times higher than non-smokers
  • Estimated to cause 10 million deaths per year worldwide by 2020 (WHO Web Site)
  • 1.2 million deaths in Europe (The European Heart Network)
  • 45,000 African American deaths each year in America (CBCF Health Organisation, 2004)
  • 1.2 million deaths from smoking in Europe (The European Heart Network, 2000)
  • 400,000 deaths annually in the US (Mayo Clinic)

Deaths from Smoking: medical news summaries

The following medical news items are relevant to death from Smoking:

Smoking: Hospitalization Statistics

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Smoking:

  • 0.0002% (21) of hospital consultant episodes were for mental and behavioural disorders due to use of tobacco in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 95% of hospital consultant episodes for behavioural disorders due to use of tobacco required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 76% of hospital consultant episodes for mental and behavioural disorders due to use of tobacco were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Deaths from Smoking discussion

Lung Cancer: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Lung cancer is not the only smoking related cause of death in women. The World Health Organization states that at least 25% of women smokers will die of smoking-related disease such as cardiovascular disease and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). (Source: excerpt from Lung Cancer: NWHIC)

What You Need To Know About Cancer -- An Overview: NCI (Excerpt)

Smoking tobacco, using smokeless tobacco, and being regularly exposed to environmental tobacco smoke are responsible for one-third of all cancer deaths in the United States each year. Tobacco use is the most preventable cause of death in this country. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Cancer -- An Overview: NCI)

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