How do the numbers from smoking-related deaths compare to other causes of death?
The statistics which follow were obtained from an American Cancer Society pamphlet and are for 1993.
Cause of Death : Number per Year (excluding smoking) (U.S.A. only)
Car accidents: 49,000
Total (of above): 247,700
Cause of Death: Number per Year (Tobacco only) (U.S.A. only)
Total tobacco related: 434,000