Niue smoker numbers on the way down | Pacific Beat

Niue smoker numbers on the way down

Niue smoker numbers on the way down

Updated 24 July 2013, 11:39 AEST

A recent survey which covered almost everyone residing in Niue show that smoking rates have fallen significantly to just 11.6% overall.

The latest data results prove that the small isolated Pacific nation, is well on its way to achieving the goal of being 'smoke free' by 2025. Niue has had a long-standing smoking cessation service which claims one of the highest quit-smoking rates in the Pacific.

Presenter: Geraldine Coutts

Jeanie McKenzie, Adviser on Non-Communicable Diseases and Tobacco Control at the Secretariat of the Pacific Community

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