Smoking habits in the U.S., by education level 2008

Smoking habits of individuals aged 25 and over in the United States, by education level in 2008

by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 30, 2010
Smoking habits in the U.S., by education level 2008 This statistic shows the smoking habits of individuals aged 25 years and over in the United States in 2008, as differentiated by their level of education. In 2008, 70 percent of individuals with an advanced degree reported that they had never smoked.
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Smoking habits of individuals aged 25 and over in the United States, by education level in 2008

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Current smoker who didn't try to quit in last 12 monthCurrent smoker who tried to quit in last 12 monthsFormer smokerNever smoked
No high school degree15%12%23%49%
High school graduate16%11%25%48%
Some college, no degree13%12%25%50%
Associate degree10%9%24%57%
Bachelor's degree6%5%22%67%
Advanced degree3%3%24%70%
Current smoker who didn't try to quit in last 12 monthCurrent smoker who tried to quit in last 12 monthsFormer smokerNever smoked
No high school degree15%12%23%49%
High school graduate16%11%25%48%
Some college, no degree13%12%25%50%
Associate degree10%9%24%57%
Bachelor's degree6%5%22%67%
Advanced degree3%3%24%70%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 30, 2010
This statistic shows the smoking habits of individuals aged 25 years and over in the United States in 2008, as differentiated by their level of education. In 2008, 70 percent of individuals with an advanced degree reported that they had never smoked.
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