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Stop-smoking

11 November 2011

Most smokers want to quit

Despite the known dangers of smoking, about 20% of Americans still light up, but almost 70% want to quit, a new government report shows.

Despite the known dangers of smoking, about 20% of Americans still light up, but almost 70% want to quit, a new government report shows.

The percentage of smokers appears to hover around 20% as people take up the habit, he said. "But there has been a decline in the last five years in the rate of smoking, and smokers are actually smoking less," he added.

 

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