Smoking statistics

Let take a look at just some of the alarming statistics:

  • 15,500 Australians die each year from smoking
  • One in two long-term smokers is killed by smoking
  • 30% of all deaths from cancer are due to smoking
  • The risks associated with smoking 10 cigarettes a day are similar to the risks of death associated with being morbidly obese
  • People with mental health disorders smoke more, are more nicotine-dependant and suffer greater death and illness from smoking related illnesses than the general public

How can 1Life Health and Wellness help employees to quit?

Professor Emily Banks 45 and Up study Sax Inst ANU 2013
Siru R et al Addition May 2009

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