Death Related To Tobacco Smoking Increased In Four Countries

By Abbie Kraft, Parent Herald April 08, 07:48 am
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Smoking remained the second largest death causes according to a study published in a medical journal. It was mentioned that smoking causes one in every 10 death cases worldwide. Four of the countries with the most cigarette related deaths are China, Russia, The United States and India.

Tobacco control policies have already been rolled out to educate consumers the possible health risks of smoking too much. Despite their efforts, however, tobacco-related deaths are continually increasing as the years progress.

"Despite more than half a century of unequivocal evidence of the harmful effects of tobacco on health, today, one in every four men in the world is a daily smoker," Dr. Emmanuela Gakidou stated during an interview with BBC. "Smoking remains the second largest risk factor for early death and disability, and so to further reduce its impact we must intensify tobacco control to further reduce smoking prevalence and attributable burden."

Gakidou also mentioned that despite the harmful effects of smoking tobacco, one in ever four men are still hooked to smoking. He also added that smoking remains the second largest death causes in large countries.

The Global Burden of Diseases came up with the number where it was mentioned that almost one billion people smoked every day in 2015. The numbers then revealed that one in four men and one in every women smoke.

Those major countries failed to reduce their tobacco smoking rate, there are those who were able to successfully being down the numbers. Brazil successfully dropped their smoking rates from 29 percent to 12 percent among men and from 19 percent to 8 percent among women.

China and Russia, however, continually fail in bringing the numbers down. China has more that a million deaths caused by tobacco.

The exact number of tobacco-related death causes in 2015 was provided by The Guardian. The publication revealed that 6.4 million deaths that took place in 2015 was caused by smoking tobacco.

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