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17.2% of people of 18 smoked cigarettes in 2015 17.2% of people of 18 smoked cigarettes in 2015, down from 20.1% in 2010 to the lowest level on record

In 2015, 17.2% of people aged 18 years and over in the UK smoked cigarettes. This represents a significant reduction from 20.1% in 2010 and is the lowest level on record.

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