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Quitlines can help adults around the world quit smoking tobacco

  • Nearly 177 million adults in 31 countries who smoked tried to quit in the past year
  • About 7 in 10 adults who attempted to quit smoking tried without help
  • Less than 1% of adults who tried to quit used a quitline
  • Quitlines can improve the likelihood that someone will quit smoking
  • Making quitlines more available around the world can help more people quit smoking
  • All proportions presented represent median values across 21 countries

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Source: Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 2008-2017

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Page last reviewed: January 2, 2020
Content source: Global Health