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Secondhand Smoke Kills 600,000
People a Year: Study
Secondhand smoke globally kills more than 600,000
people each year, accounting for 1 percent of all deaths
worldwide, according to a new study. . . .
Researchers estimated that annually secondhand
smoke causes about 379,000 deaths from heart disease,
165,000 deaths from lower respiratory disease,
36,900 deaths from asthma, and 21,400 deaths from
Children account for about 165,000 of the deaths, according to the researchers. . . .
The study found that 40 percent of children and 30 percent of adults regularly breathe in
Nationally, secondhand smoke causes 46,000 deaths from heart disease each year. . . .
Source: © Daily News, L.P. (New York). Used with permission.
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I am looking for an answer to this very same question with a different dollar amount "If the average adult produces $70,000 of output per year, how much output is lost annually as a result of adult deaths from secondhand smoke?" according to the news/study provided by Valerie above.