For Specific Groups
Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. Cigarette smoking kills an estimated 443,000 Americans each year, with an estimated 49,000 of these deaths from exposure to secondhand smoke.
Learn more about cigarette smoking and secondhand smoke affects specific groups, including smoking-related statistics, information, and quitting resources.
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- CDC/Office on Smoking and Health
4770 Buford Highway
Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3717