What are the hazards of smoking?

Smoking damages your heart and your blood circulation, increasing your risk of developing conditions such as:

  • coronary heart disease.
  • heart attack.
  • stroke.
  • peripheral vascular disease (damaged blood vessels)
  • cerebrovascular disease (damaged arteries that supply blood to your brain)

What races smoke the most?

Adult Smoking Rates among Racial and Ethnic Populations American Indians and Alaska Natives have the highest smoking rate of any racial or ethnic group.

Who smokes more white or black?

Although the prevalence of cigarette smoking among African American and White adults is similar, African Americans smoke fewer cigarettes per day. On average, African Americans initiate smoking at a later age compared to Whites.

What race smokes the most menthol cigarettes?

Non-Hispanic Black or African American people who smoke cigarettes, regardless of age, are more likely to smoke menthol cigarettes than people of other races or ethnicities who smoke cigarettes.

Who smokes the most in the world?

Nauru has the highest smoking rates in the world at 52.1%. Oddly, women smoke slightly more than men in Nauru (52.6% to 51.7%), which is somewhat of an outlier.

Who is most likely to smoke cigarettes?

Smoking prevalence is highest among young adults: 23% of those aged 16-24 and 24% among the 25-34 age group. Smoking continues to be lowest among people aged 60 and over. Although they are more likely than younger people to have ever been smokers, they are more likely to have stopped smoking.

What is black cigarette?

It is sold in a stretched pack, two cigarettes wide and ten cigarettes long. The cigarette itself is black, flavored paper. The cigarette features a clove flavor both in scent and taste, and the paper has a sweet taste. It is made with natural Indonesian tobacco, and is widely distributed throughout the world.

What is hazard example?

A hazard is something that can cause harm, e.g. electricity, chemicals, working up a ladder, noise, a keyboard, a bully at work, stress, etc. A risk is the chance, high or low, that any hazard will actually cause somebody harm. For example, working alone away from your office can be a hazard.

What are types of hazards?

The six main categories of hazards are:

  • Biological. Biological hazards include viruses, bacteria, insects, animals, etc., that can cause adverse health impacts.
  • Chemical. Chemical hazards are hazardous substances that can cause harm.
  • Physical.
  • Safety.
  • Ergonomic.
  • Psychosocial.

What is the difference between the two types of hazards?

Biological hazards include viruses, bacteria, insects, animals, etc., that can cause adverse health impacts. For example, mould, blood and other bodily fluids, harmful plants, sewage, dust and vermin. Chemical. Chemical hazards are hazardous substances that can cause harm.

What are the smoking rates among racial and ethnic groups?

Adult Smoking Rates among Racial and Ethnic Populations 1 Race/Ethnicity Total Men Women African-Americans 16.8% 20.9% 13.5% American Indians/Alaska Natives 21.9% 19.0% 24.0% Asian-Americans 7.0% 12.0% 2.6% Hispanics 10.1% 13.1% 7.1%

What do we know about the risks of smoking?

We’ve known about the risks of smoking for a long time now. From the Surgeon General’s seminal 1964 report, health groups, doctors and ordinary citizens around the world have understood that smoking is a cause of lung cancer and a multitude of other health issues.

Does cigarette smoking differ among sociodemographic groups?

Few studies have assessed the extent to which cigarette smoking differs among sociodemographic groups relative to their socioeconomic status. Findings from this report demonstrate that US adults with low socioeconomic status generally have high cigarette smoking prevalence irrespective of the sociodemographic characteristics of the population.

What are The racial predilections of tobacco use?

Tobacco use is much higher in some communities and populations such as groups of American Indians and Alaska Natives, and in subsets of certain populations including Cuban-Americans and Puerto Ricans. Some tobacco products also are used at higher rates in certain populations.