Most religious people don't light up, survey shows
(HealthDayNews) -- Most religious people don't smoke -- at least not those who take their religion in church.
That's the report from the Journal of Gerontology, Biological Science and Medical Science. A study conducted by the Center for the Study of Religion/Spirituality and Health at Duke University found that people who attended church regularly were far less likely to smoke than nonchurch goers.
But those who got their religion from television and radio, no matter how often or how long they watched and listened, were as likely to light up as people who weren't active in religious activities at all.