Lifestyle habits of U.S. cancer patients 2018, by age

Percentage of U.S. adults with cancer that had select lifestyle habits as of 2018, by age

by John Elflein, last edited Oct 19, 2018
Lifestyle habits of U.S. cancer patients 2018, by age This statistic displays the percentage of the U.S. adult population that self-reported having cancer and participated in select lifestyle habits in 2018, by age. According to the data, 41 percent of those aged 18 to 34 years who had been diagnosed with cancer smoked.
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Percentage of U.S. adults with cancer that had select lifestyle habits as of 2018, by age

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Total18-34 years35-44 years45-54 years55-64 years65 years and older
Exercise59%83%74%65%55%53%
Smoke17%41%39%25%15%8%
Drink alcohol67%87%81%69%63%64%
Obese (BMI over 29)32%23%32%36%38%31%
Total18-34 years35-44 years45-54 years55-64 years65 years and older
Exercise59%83%74%65%55%53%
Smoke17%41%39%25%15%8%
Drink alcohol67%87%81%69%63%64%
Obese (BMI over 29)32%23%32%36%38%31%
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by John Elflein, last edited Oct 19, 2018
This statistic displays the percentage of the U.S. adult population that self-reported having cancer and participated in select lifestyle habits in 2018, by age. According to the data, 41 percent of those aged 18 to 34 years who had been diagnosed with cancer smoked.
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