Scatter plot showing changes in male and female tobacco smoking rates from 2000 to 2015

The scatter chart below shows the change in male and female tobacco smoking rates in different countries between 2000 and 2015. In addition, countries are color-coded by their income levels.

Almost all countries have seen female smoking rates drop – the Russian Federation and the Czech Republic are the two exceptions. Male smoking rates have also dropped in most countries. However, several African and Middle Eastern countries saw a rise.  The shaded green area indicates the part of the chart where both female and male smoking rates dropped.

2x2 scatter plot showing change in smoking rates in different countries

Changes in smoking rates between 2000 and 2015 in various countries depicted in scatter diagram

This chart was built using the Aploris add-in for PowerPoint on a Mac.

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