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Heart Disease Risk Factor Infographic: Smoking

Heart Disease Risk Factor Infographic: Smoking.

About 18 percent of American women smoke. Smoking is a major risk factor for heart disease—but itís one that you can control. Find tools to help you quit at women.smokefree.gov.

Average price of a pack of cigarettes: $4.80. How much you could save in one year if you quit a pack a day habit: More than $1,700.

Smokers are two to six times more likely to suffer a heart attack than non-smokers

1 year after quitting, your heart disease risk may drop by more than half


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Last Updated: September 6, 2012

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