In 2010, around one half (51%) of young current smokers wanted to stop smoking. Around two-thirds (67%) of young people who had smoked in the past 12 months had tried to quit, and around one-quarter (27%) of those were now non-smokers. Although Māori who were smokers were more likely to report trying to quit, young Māori who tried to quit were less likely to now report being non-smokers, compared with non-Māori.
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Young people's attempts to stop smoking: In Fact
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