150 million health related issues in one year.
The Science of healthy living.
Almost 7 million dead people around the world in one single year ( 2015 ), due to smoking.
Making it account for 11.5% of worldwide deaths during 2015.
Out of the roughly 7 million dead people, 52.2% lived in four countries, China, India, the USA, and Russia.
13 countries, Australia, Brazil, China, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Iceland, Kenya, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the USA have showed significant year-to-year rates of decline of smoking between 1990 and 2015.
But while an increasingly lower percentage of the global population keep up with the filthy and unhealthy habit of smoking, as time goes by due to our global population increase the total number of smokers is still going up, and it is now close to 1 billion people!.
Seriously people, shut the fuck up and quit smoking.
Done, thank you, life & health is now both instantly and vastly improved, not just for you but for every other person that has to endure life around you :).
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51.4% of the world's male smokers in 2015 lived in China, India, and Indonesia.
All while the USA, China, and India, make up 27.3% of the world's female smokers.
Outside of the almost 7 million dead people in 2015, which made smoking rank as the second leading risk factor for mortality among both sexes in 2015. Smoking also causes many more health issues than just premature death, smoking-attributable health issues kept increasing in total from third to second between 2005 and 2015. And somehow, in total, in one single year ( 2015 ), there was around 150 million health issues worldwide that can all be attributed to smoking.
[ 150 million health issues and 7 million dead people in 1 year ]
So yeah, there is no other way to say it, people that smoke and the industry that depends on finding new victims equals bad fucking health for our global society. And as such it makes for a super easy and incredibly beneficial way to improve health & society around this entire world in a pretty massive way. So quit smoking and influence the smokers in your life to do the same and reap the massive personal and financial benefits of a healthier you and society.
And if you are wondering about the numbers quoted here you can find the relevant Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies funded study down below.
Some of the many health issues strongly impacted by smoking are
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
coronary heart disease
cardiovascular issues in general such as higher blood pressure and reduced blood flow to legs, skin and brain.
asthma is made more severe by smoking.
Cancer in general, lung cancer is the most thought of, but smoking increase the risk of developing almost, if not all, forms of cancer.
Reduced bone health.
Increased risk for cataracts and age-related macular degeneration ( loss of vision as we age ).
Increased risk of developing diabetes with almost 40%.
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