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■ A survey done in England showed that approximately 99% of British women did not know that there was a link between smoking and cervical cancer.
■ A survey done in China showed that 60% of Chinese adults did not know that smoking causes
That same survey showed that 96% did not know that smoking caused heart disease.
■ 75% of
cases are connected to smoking.
■ 25% of
deaths are connected to smoking.
■ It costs the United States $150 billion per year to deal with diseases related to smoking.
■ The amount of smokers in the world will amount to 1 billion.
■ The use of tobacco products is decreasing in high income countries, but increasing in the developing countries.
■ Approximately half of the children of the world are victims of
second hand smoke.
■ Approximately 5.4 million people die each year from tobacco products and it is estimated that by the year 2030, 8 million will die per year.
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