The 2007 Smoker Misperceptions survey reveals there are significant differences between what smokers believe are the risks associated with smoking and the realities of tobacco-related disease and death. Check out these igorant smokers assumptions

  1. Sixty-six percent didn’t know that their chance of developing lung cancer was greater than that of a non-smoker.
  2. Forty percent incorrectly believed that developing lung cancer depends primarily on genes, not on behaviors like smoking.
  3. Eight percent didn’t know that smoking has been proven to cause blindness.
  4. Ten percent didn’t know that smoking has been proven to cause hair loss.
  5. Twenty-six percent didn’t know that smoking has been proven to cause impotence.
  6. Thirty-three percent mistakenly thought that they could reverse the harmful effects of smoking by exercising and taking vitamins.

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