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Unformatted text preview: 3.15.11 I. Smoking 1. Current estimates of smoking rates 1. 9 cigs a day = smoker 2. this is when the nicotine is in your system consistently 3. 100 cigs in your life = smoker Ohio : 23.1% adults (CDC, 2008) The data show that Ohio men continued to smoke more than women at a rate of 24.2 % vs. 22.1% for women. Kentucky is the highest percentage of adult smokers 30% o Tobacco farming o Lower taxes on tobacco West Virginia is number 3, 27% PA 20% Michigan above 20% Basically, according to the 2008 CDC report, the states with the highest adult prevalence were Ohios neighbors. - About 13% of Miami students say they are smokers - 2. Miami Smoking Info: 13% consider themselves smokers 7% have quit in the last six months Vast majority do not smoke 1. How many cigarettes per day do you normally have when you are smoking? a. Mean: .99, 76.7% said zero 2. During the last 30 days, what is the highest number of cigarettes you smoked on one occasion? a. Mean: 2.2, 71.9% said zero 3. During the past 7 days, how many cigarettes did you smoke on a typical day? a. Mean: .7, 84.3% said zero 4. Do you think that you may try smoking in the next 30 days? a. 22% already smoke b. 56% say No c. 22% say Yes d. More people want to smoke in the spring semester 3. Stats: 1. Most smokers pick up smoking before 21...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course KNH 329 taught by Professor Ward during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.
- Spring '08