Study: Most cigarette smokers want to quit

November 10, 2011

The study also found there has been a decline in the last five years in the rate of smoking and smokers are actually smoking less.

Researchers say smokers who try to quit can double or even triple their chances of success by getting counseling, medicine or both.

This report appears in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report and is part of the annual Great American Smokeout coming up on November 17.

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