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Israel Smoking by the Numbers
Smoking rates have declined in men and women from 38.6% and 22.1% in 2000 to 27.3% and 12.6% in 2013, according to the latest data available.
The most common type of tobacco is boxed cigarettes at 87%, followed by hand-rolled cigarettes, and then pipes.
The number of tobacco related deaths has decreased from 130 to 79 per 100,000 from 1990 to 2017. With men decreasing 165 to 106 and women 101 to 57.
Breast:5.12%, Lung: 3.29%
– Zvi Herzog, Anti-smoking activist
Smoking is prohibited in government buildings, educational facilities, hospitals, sports facilities, and buses.
Perception of relative harm of vaping devices. From the Foundation’s 2017 and 2019 Global Polls, participants were asked, “Do you think smoking e-cigarettes and vaping devices are more or less harmful than smoking regular cigarettes?”
*Data from the 2017 Global Poll
83.3% of Israeli smokers believe that using vaping devices such as e-cigarettes can be harmful (2017 global poll)
61.7% of smokers in Israel disagree that health warnings are exaggerated (2017 global poll)
If smokers in Israel had to give up smoking completely tomorrow, 60.3% of smokers feel they could stop smoking immediately (2017 global poll)
43.14% of Israeli smokers have tried to quit smoking without assistance (2017 global poll)
Would an increase in tobacco price have an effect on your current smoking habit?