Increased health risks through smoking in the U.S. 2014

This statistic shows a calculation of the increased risk of suffering certain health problems when smoking as of 2014. It was estimated that the risk of developing lung cancer is 25 times higher among male smokers than among male non-smokers.

Increased chance of health problems as a result of smoking in the United States as of 2014

Increased chance of health problem
Developing lung cancer - men25
Developing lung cancer - women25.7
Coronary heart disease*4
Stroke*4
Dying from chronic obstructive
lung diseases
13
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Source

Release date

April 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

2014

Supplementary notes

* Highest estimate

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