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This graph and the information below is now somewhat outdated. I did not find more current information, but I am fairly certain the figures now are far more dramatic than those shown below.

Deaths by Smoking in the USA
(This info is now somewhat obsolete. Current figures are higher. As you can see by the graph above, total smoking deaths are now approximately 440,000 per year in the USA.)

Disease

Men

Women

Overall

Cancers

Lung

81,179

35,741

116,920

Lung from ETS 

1,055

1,945 3,000

Other

21,659 9,743 31,402
Total     103,893 47,429 151,322

Cardiovascular Diseases

Hypertension 3,233 2,151  5,450
Heart Disease 88,644 45,591 134,235
Stroke 14,978 8,303 23,281
Other 11,682 5,172 16,854
Total  118,603 61,117  179,820

Respiratory Diseases

Pneumonia 11,292  7,881  19,173
Bronchitis/Emphysema 9,234 5,541  14,865
Chronic Airway Obstruction 30,385 18,579   48,982
Other  787     668 1,455
Total  51,788  32,689    84,475

Other Deaths

Diseases Among Infants 1,006 705  1,711
Burn Deaths  863 499    1,362
All Causes  276,153 142,537 418,690

 
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