Australian Bureau of Statistics
1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/04/2006
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Health risks associated with smoking include cancers, respiratory diseases such as bronchitis and emphysema, and circulatory diseases including thrombosis and heart disease.
SMOKING STATUS, by sex, Tasmania - 2001
SMOKER STATUS BY AGE
The smoking rate was highest among those Tasmanians aged 18-34 years (34.6%) and lowest among those Tasmanians aged 65 years and over (9.8%).
Among those Tasmanians aged 65 years and over, 51.4% had never smoked, whereas just 41.0% of Tasmanians aged 55-64 had never smoked.
SMOKER STATUS, by age, Tasmania - 2001
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