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Italy: number of adult smokers 2017-2018

Number of adult smokers in Italy in 2017 and 2018 (in millions)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 9, 2019
Italy: number of adult smokers 2017-2018 In 2018, there were 12.2 million cigarette smokers in Italy, an increase compared to 2017, when 11.7 million Italians had this habit. Smoking was more common among males than among females and it was particularly habitual for individuals aged 25 to 34 years old.
 Quitting

In 2017, most of the people who tried to quit smoking did not resort to any assistance. Only 11 percent of them recurred to nicotine replacement medications and even a lower share declared that they looked for medical support.  

Awareness of smoking related health issues

Nowadays, it is common to think that people are very much aware of the risks related to smoking. Nonetheless, it may be that some parts of the population are not that well informed. This seems to be true especially for teenagers and young people. A survey conducted in Italy in 2017 among high school students, revealed that approximately one third of the interviewees knew only partially the damages that smoking could cause to the body. Also, from the same study it came out that cancer was the smoking related disease feared the most by students , whereas heart failure and pulmonary emphysema were mentioned by a low percentage of respondents.  
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Number of adult smokers in Italy in 2017 and 2018 (in millions)

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