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
Last Updated: September 6, 2012