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Smoking Rate in Gwangju and Jeollanamdo Increases Whereas Nationwide Average Falls

2014, 광주전남 지역만 흡연율 증가

Smoking Rate in Gwangju and Jeollanamdo Increases Whereas Nationwide Average Falls

In the midst of the downward trend observed among smokers nationwide, the smoking rate in Gwangju and Jeollanamdo has increased.

According to the ‘2014 Regional Social Health Analysis’ released by the Ministry of Health and Welfare yesterday, the smoking rate among the male population in Korea reportedly fell in 16 metropolitan cities and provinces with Gwangju and Jeollanamdo being exceptions that saw an increase from figures in 2008.

The smoking rate in Gwangju last year was tallied at 44.3 percent, up 3 percent from 2008 with Jeollanamdo marking 44.1 percent, which is a one percent increase from 2008.

The capital city of Seoul marked the lowest smoking rate at 39 percent, followed by Daejeon’s 41 percent and 42 percent in Ulsan.

In Jeollanamdo, Wando-gun district had the highest smoking rate at 55.8 percent, which is also the highest number in the nation.

 

 

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