MMWR: Tobacco Use Among Working Adults — United States, 2014–2016

Analysis of National Health Interview Survey data for 2014–2016 found that among working adults, 22.1% currently (every day or some days) used any form of tobacco product; 15.4% currently used cigarettes, 5.8% used other combustible tobacco products, 3.0% used smokeless tobacco, and 3.6% used electronic cigarettes; overall, 4.6% used two or more tobacco products. By industry, any tobacco product use ranged from 11.0% among education services to 34.3% among construction workers; use of two or more tobacco products was highest among construction industry workers. By occupation, any tobacco use ranged from 9.3% among life, physical, and social science workers to 37.2% among installation, maintenance, and repair workers; use of two or more tobacco products was highest among installation, maintenance, and repair workers.

Weekly / October 27, 2017 / 66(42);1130–1135

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