Although data show overall cigarette use has declined in the United States, they also highlight disparities in smoking rates. For example, overall smoking rates have not declined as quickly for women as for men. Since , smoking rates among women have dropped by about 59 percent, compared with a 66 percent drop among men. Women who smoke also risk additional consequences, including reproductive issues such as menstruation problems, decreased fertility and premature menopause. The tobacco industry has a long history of targeting women and continues to target women with cigarette advertising themes related to sex appeal, independence and stylishness, among others.
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Smoking and use of tobacco products pose a serious risk of early death and disease for women. Annually, cigarette smoking kills an estimated , women each year in the U. In , Visit Lung. Department of Health and Human Services.
Gorgeous Actresses Who Smoke in Real Life
Sushmita Sen: The former Miss Universe is addicted to her pack of cigarettes. Bong beauty, Sushmita Sen has been trying to quit smoking for a long time now. Kirsten Dunst: The Spiderman actress is trying hard to quit smoking. We wish her all the best! Rani Mukerji: Rani Mukerji revealed in an interview that smoking a cigarette in the morning helps her in digestion.
Introduction: Risk for smoking initiation increases as Hispanic youth acculturate to U. To better understand the influence of culture, family, and everyday discrimination on cigarette smoking, we tested a process-oriented model of acculturation and cigarette smoking. Results: Multigroup structural equation analysis suggested that acculturation was associated with increased familismo and lower traditional gender roles, and enculturation was linked more with familismo and respeto.