2016 BRFSS Data: Oklahoma Adult Smoking Rate Drops to All-Time Low; Obesity Declines

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According to an August 31, 2017 news release from the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), adult smoking in Oklahoma has decreased to 19.6% in the latest Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) report, reaching an all-time low and showing proof that focused efforts to reduce and prevent tobacco use are paying off.

While the overall smoking and obesity rates are down, there are still improvements to be made.

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