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Study: Higher smoking rates in rural Iowa counties

by KIX101.1 /1230 KFJB News Department posted Mar 25 2014 10:17AM

The study says some Iowa counties have double the smoking rates of others.

The national report from the University of Washington says Iowa's Dallas County had the seventh-fastest decline in smoking from 1996 through 2012, when it went from 19.4 percent to 10.9 percent.

The report also shows that all Iowa counties have had declines in smoking.

The researchers used data from phone surveys taken for the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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03/25/2014 10:12AM
Study: Higher smoking rates in rural Iowa counties
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