Share of elderly U.S. adults who smoked 2013-2019

This statistic presents the percentage of adults aged 65 years and older in the U.S. who smoked cigarettes from 2013 to 2019. It was estimated that around 8.9 percent of elderly adults smoked cigarettes in 2019.

Percentage of adults aged 65 years or older in the U.S. who smoked cigarettes from 2013 to 2019

Share of elderly adults
20198.9%
20188.7%
20178.7%
20168.8%
20158.7%
20148.8%
20138.9%
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Sources

Release date

May 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2013 to 2019

Age group

65 years and older

Supplementary notes

Reported smoking at least 100 cigarettes in their lifetime and currently smoke every or some days.
Figures from 2013 to 2018 were taken from previous reports.

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