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African Americans and Tobacco Use

Black or African American is outlined by the Workplace of Management and Finances as “a man or woman owning origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.”1 There have been about 40 million African Americans in the United States in 2016—approximately 13% of the U.S. population.2

Despite the fact that African Individuals normally smoke much less cigarettes and get started using tobacco cigarettes at an more mature age, they are much more probable to die from cigarette smoking-linked illnesses than Whites.3,4,5,6,7