E-Cigarette Use on the Rise in US Adults With CVD

August 24, 2023 by tctmd.com

E-Cigarette Use on the Rise in US Adults With CVD

“E-cigarettes have been considered a safe means of smoking cessation for combustible cigarettes. However, the evidence of cardiovascular harm of e-cigarettes has been accumulating in recent years, so it is necessary to understand the proportion and trend of e-cigarette use in people with CVD,” said Shanjie Wang, MD, PhD (Second Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, China), who shares senior authorship on the paper with Yiying Zhang, MD, PhD (Jiamusi University, China).


18.30% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 48.7 million current smokers in United States 21.60% of men are current smokers but only 15.20% of women.
SOURCE: GSTHR


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