Smoking in Cars Fact Sheet - October 2017

Cattaraugus County has the highest number adults who smoke in Western New York and ranks third in the state. Currently, 31.5% of adults in Cattaraugus County smoke. The adult smoking rate in the county is also twice as high as the statewide average of 15.9%.  Using this data along with U.S. Census data, there is the potential, in the very worst case scenario, that 70% of children under the age of 18 in Cattaraugus County are exposed to second hand smoke.  Any exposure to second hand smoke is unsafe, especially in a car

Download the fact sheet to learn more about the dangers of second hand smoke exposure in a car.