What does it tell us about expats, or foreigners living abroad when the percent of cigarettes smokers is double the normal American.
I asked the dentist yesterday,
"What percentage of foreigners smoke cigarettes?"
With a grumpy laugh, she said
"70 percent or more."
The CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says, 20.6 percent of American smoke cigarettes. CDC Facts on Smoking
She is probably including all cultures or countries, for example, this place is about 30 percent German, and maybe 10 percent Eastern Europe. However, the bottom line, it feels as though there is double, if not triple the number of cigarette smokers here in living in this expat community.
Do your friends smoke? Do you care?
What does smoking tell about a person?
I am searching for indirect ways of defining the personality of expat communities it is difficult to explain. Trying to find a way to help guide people to place they would enjoy.
However, this community would be best described as a New York City type person, but also a smoker.
Sosua, Dominican Republic is an extreme adult community, not the place for children under about any condition, living or as a tourist.