The proportion of adults in the UK who smoke cigarettes has fallen from 21% in 2010, to 18.3% in 2014.

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Men (20.7%) were more likely to be cigarette smokers than women (15.9%) in 2014.

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People working in routine and manual occupations smoked the most in 2014 (28.2%).

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The proportion who smoked cigarettes was higher among those who identified themselves as lesbian, gay or bisexual (25.3%) compared with those who identified themselves as heterosexual/straight (18.4%).

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