Use of Online Quit Resources Has Doubled

July 30th, 2018

The number of smokers who are searching for tobacco quit resources online has more than doubled over the last decade. According to a study, online searches for quit help increased from 16.5 percent in 2005 to 35.9 percent in 2017. In 2017, an estimated 12,434,691 U.S. smokers searched online for quit smoking information.

These numbers underscore the importance of internet resources in tobacco control efforts and how they can impact public health.

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