Share of U.S. adults who were smokers 2016, by occupation type

Percentage of adults in the U.S. who were smokers as of 2016, by occupation type

by John Elflein, last edited Sep 29, 2017
Share of U.S. adults who were smokers 2016, by occupation type This statistic displays the percentage of U.S. adults who were smokers as of 2016, by occupation type. It was found that around 27 percent of transportation workers were smokers, compared to just 2.5 percent of physicians.
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Percentage of adults in the U.S. who were smokers as of 2016, by occupation type

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Percentage of respondents
Construction or mining 30.2%
Installation or repair 27.2%
Transportation 26.7%
Manufacturing or production 26.2%
Service 23.3%
Farming, fishing or forestry 17.9%
Sales 17.6%
Business owner 15.4%
Manager, executive or official 14.9%
Clerical or office 14%
Other healthcare professional 11.9%
Nurse 11.7%
Professional (except teachers and healthcare) 10.8%
Teacher (K-12) 5.2%
Physician2.5%
Percentage of respondents
Construction or mining 30.2%
Installation or repair 27.2%
Transportation 26.7%
Manufacturing or production 26.2%
Service 23.3%
Farming, fishing or forestry 17.9%
Sales 17.6%
Business owner 15.4%
Manager, executive or official 14.9%
Clerical or office 14%
Other healthcare professional 11.9%
Nurse 11.7%
Professional (except teachers and healthcare) 10.8%
Teacher (K-12) 5.2%
Physician2.5%
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by John Elflein, last edited Sep 29, 2017
This statistic displays the percentage of U.S. adults who were smokers as of 2016, by occupation type. It was found that around 27 percent of transportation workers were smokers, compared to just 2.5 percent of physicians.
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