Whether you’re a social smoker or a regular smoker, it’s interesting to see how the statistics break down.

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Swedish Match conducted a survey of 1,000 Americans. Their results found that Millennials have the highest percentage of smokers with 23% of individuals who are aged between 18 and 34 smoking cigarettes. Second is 35 years old to 54 years old at 22%. The lowest age group are those 55 years old and older at 17%.

Among those people who smoke, 15% hide their smoking habit, and 36% cover up their smoking habit at work.

The survey also found out that:

  • approximately 23% of all Americans enjoy smoking
  • 42% have never tried smoking
  • In college students, 52% never smoke
  • 23% have quit at one point
  • fear of disease and poor health tops quitting reasons
  • 33% quit due to smoking being too expensive

The smoking schedule of Americans greatly varies. The survey states that 62% of American smokers spend at least one hour each day on smoking. One out of four subjects says that they smoke at least three hours each day.

E-cigarettes

The survey doesn’t only limit its survey to cigarettes but also includes some electronic cigarette users. 58% of smokers says there’s nothing wrong with using electronic cigarettes. However, 36% don’t use electronic cigarettes because the health effects of the devices are still undetermined by experts. There is 18% percent that considers electronic cigarettes a fad that will pass. Additionally, half of American smokers use e-cigarettes.

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