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Reasons given by smokers for smoking again in France 2017

Here is a graph that illustrates the main reasons for resuming smoking in France in 2017. This survey was conducted among French smokers to discover their behavior in the face of smoking resumption. Thus, it appears that 37 percent of smokers who tried to quit in France quit smoking due to a period of significant stress while 12 percent of respondents accepted a cigarette from another smoker. Smoking is, after high blood pressure, the second-highest health risk behavior in the world. With around a third of smokers, France is above the average of the OECD countries OECD .

Main reasons to go back to smoking according to the smokers in France in 2017

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Release date

May 2017



Survey time period

April 5 - 10, 2017

Number of respondents

1,103 respondents

Age group

18 years old and over

Special properties

smokers who have already tried to quit, 69% of the sample

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

The question was formulated by the source as follows: "For what main reason did you go back to smoking? "

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