17 Sep CDC Evaluates Disparities in Cigarette Smoking
This article by Brandon N. Martell and colleagues reports that while rates of cigarette smoking have declined since 1964, there still remain disparities in tobacco use among racial/ethnic populations. The article reviews the populations with the highest prevalence of cigarette smoking, including Asian and Hispanic subgroups. It also discusses interventions needed to reach the Healthy People 2020 goal of cigarette smoking among U.S. adults.
Check out the article (published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report) here: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6530a1.htm