Cigarette Smoking Among Adults -- United States, 2004

November 2005
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/11/2005, Vol. 54 Issue 44, p1121
Discusses statistical data on cigarette smoking among adults in the U.S. in 2004 based on the 2004 National Health Interview Survey. Percentage of U.S. adults who were smokers; Decline in the prevalence of heavy smoking from 1993 to 2004; Need to implement effective comprehensive tobacco-control programs that address both initiation and cessation of smoking.


Related Articles

  • Light and intermittent smoking: The road less traveled. Fagan, Pebbles; Rigotti, Nancy A. // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Feb2009, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p107 

    The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on light or intermittent smoking patterns based on the California Health Interview Survey, another on light and intermittent smokers in Egypt, as well as a report on transitions from daily to nondaily smoking among...

  • Trends in Adult Cigarette Smoking in California Compared With the Rest of the United States, 1978-1994. Siegel, Michael; Mowery, Paul D.; Pechacek, Terry P.; Strauss, Warren J.; Schooley, Michael W.; Merritt, Robert K.; Novotny, Thomas E.; Giovino, Gary A.; Eriksen, Michael P. // American Journal of Public Health;Mar2000, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p372 

    Objectives. This study compared trends in adult cigarette smoking prevalence in California and the remainder of the United States between 1978 and 1994. Methods. We used data from National Health Interview Surveys and Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System surveys to compare trends in...

  • Prediction of smoking behavior in Japanese young adults. Kawabata, T.; Orlandi, M. A.; Takahashi, H.; Nishioka, N.; Okajima, Y.; Watanabe, M.; Takaishi, M. // Health Education Research;Sep1992, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p437 

    The article reports on a case study related to the prediction of smoking behavior in Japanese young adults. Development of effective smoking prevention programs requires determination of factors related to smoking behavior. Some studies have attempted to identify correlates of smoking behavior...

  • Differences in tobacco use between Canada and the United States. Jones, Antwan; Gulbis, Angelika; Baker, Elizabeth H. // International Journal of Public Health;Jun2010, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p167 

    This study explores differences in who smokes (smoker type) and exposure to smoking (pack-years) between Canada and the US. Both countries have policies to limit the number of smokers and smoking-related deaths. This research uses The Joint Canada/United States Survey of Health (JCUSH) and...

  • State-Specific Prevalence of Cigarette Smoking and Quitting Among Adults -- United States, 2004.  // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/11/2005, Vol. 54 Issue 44, p1124 

    Discusses statistical data on the prevalence of cigarette smoking and quitting among adults in the U.S. in 2004 based on the 2004 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Range of variation in cigarette smoking prevalence among 49 states; Importance of tobacco-use prevention and control...

  • Impact of smoking and smoking cessation on health-related quality of life in women in the Nurses’ Health Study. Sarna, Linda; Bialous, Stella A.; Cooley, Mary E.; Hee-Jin Jun; Feskanich, Diane // Quality of Life Research;Dec2008, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p1217 

    To examine the relationship between smoking and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and the impact of quitting smoking on changes in HRQOL among women in the two Nurses’ Health Study (NHS) cohorts ( n = 158,736) who were 29 to 71 years of age in 1992/1993 when they reported data on...

  • Smoker and ex-smoker reactions to cigarettes claiming reduced risk. Shiffman S; Pillitteri J L; Burton S L; Di Marino M E // Tobacco Control;Mar2004, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p78 

    CONTEXT: The tobacco industry is introducing modified tobacco products claiming to reduce the risk of smoking (potential reduced exposure products, PREPs). If PREPs are perceived as safe, they may deter smokers from quitting and encourage re-initiation by smokers who have quit. OBJECTIVE: To...

  • Vascular abnormalities in asymptomatic, healthy young adult smokers without other major cardiovascular risk factors: The Bogalusa Heart Study. Li, Hong; Srinivasan, Sathanur R.; Chen, Wei; Xu, Ji-Hua; Li, Shengxu; Berenson, Gerald S. // American Journal of Hypertension;Mar2005, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p319 

    Cigarette smoking, an established cardiovascular (CV) disease risk factor, is known to impair pulsatile arterial function in middle-aged and older adults. However, information is scant in healthy young adults for whom smoking is the only CV risk factor, at current guidelines. Nonsmokers (n =...

  • Occasional Smoking in a Minnesota Working Population. Hennrikus, Deborah J.; Jeffery, Robert W.; Lando, Harry A. // American Journal of Public Health;Sep96, Vol. 86 Issue 9, p1260 

    Objectives. This study examined the prevalence of occasional smoking in a population of working adults, compared the characteristics of occasional and daily smokers, and prospectively examined the long-term smoking patterns of occasional smokers. Methods. At 32 Minnesota work sites, 5681...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics