Sunday, January 6, 2019

Smoking in Wisconsin: Low-income, less educated residents more likely to light up

Source:  America's Health Rankings (United Health Foundation)

Smoking rate in Wisconsin hits all time low.  (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1/5/2019)
Low-income residents and African-Americans* in the state continue to smoke at much higher rates, according to the department. And many young people have used e-cigarettes or flavored tobacco products.

*Smoking by race and ethnicity
  • 43.4% Native American
  • 16.8% Black
  • 16.1% White
  • 11.6% Hispanic

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