CDC Data: Cigarette Smoking by Education Level and EmploymentOncology Times: 25 June 2014 - Volume 36 - Issue 12 - p 63 doi: 10.1097/01.COT.0000451745.43195.e5 News A total of 26.5 percent of those who did not graduate from high school and 26.4 percent who had a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma were current smokers, compared with 19.7 percent who had attended some college and 7.9 percent with a college degree. In contrast, 64.2 percent of college graduates were current regular drinkers, compared with 52.3 percent of adults with some college, 47.3 percent of high school graduates or general equivalency diploma recipients, and 35.3 percent of adults who did not finish high school. Figure. Percentage o... A total of 29.9 percent of adults age 18 and over currently employed in construction and 28.2 percent of those currently employed in mining were current smokers. Adults currently employed in construction were more likely than adults currently employed in manufacturing (23.3%), transportation/warehousing/utilities (23.2%), trade (22.0%), agriculture/forestry/fishing (18.6%), services (16.9%), or health care/social assistance (16.0%) to be current smokers. Figure. Percentage o... © 2014 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Article Outline Source CDC Data: Cigarette Smoking by Education Level and Employment Oncology Times. 36(12):63, June 25, 2014. Full-Size Email + Favorites Export View in Gallery Email to a Friend Friend's E-mail is Invalid Your Name: (optional) Your Email: Friend's Email: Separate multiple e-mails with a (;). Message: Thought you might appreciate this item(s) I saw at Oncology Times. Send a copy to your email Your message has been successfully sent to your friend. Some error has occurred while processing your request. Please try after some time. Add Item(s) to: An Existing Folder A New Folder Folder Name: Description: The item(s) has been successfully added to "". More on ONCOLOGY-TIMES.com... Home Clinical Resource Center Current Issue Search OT Archives Get OT Enews Blogs Email us!