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Health Statistics > Tobacco use > Total current smokers (most recent) by state

DEFINITION: Percent of current smokers among the adult population.
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Rank   States  Amount 
# 1     Kentucky: 27.5% 
# 2     West Virginia: 26.8% 
# 3     Tennessee: 26.1% 
# 4     Oklahoma: 26% 
# 5     Ohio: 25.8% 
# 6     Arkansas: 25.5% 
= 7     Alaska: 24.8% 
= 7     Alabama: 24.8% 
= 7     Indiana: 24.8% 
# 10     Mississippi: 24.5% 
= 11     Delaware: 24.3% 
= 11     South Carolina: 24.3% 
# 13     Missouri: 24% 
# 14     Louisiana: 23.5% 
= 15     Michigan: 23.2% 
= 15     Nevada: 23.2% 
# 17     North Carolina: 23.1% 
# 18     Pennsylvania: 22.7% 
# 19     Illinois: 22.2% 
# 20     Wisconsin: 21.9% 
# 21     Wyoming: 21.7% 
# 22     New Hampshire: 21.6% 
# 23     Rhode Island: 21.3% 
# 24     Maine: 20.9% 
= 25     District of Columbia: 20.8% 
= 25     Virginia: 20.8% 
= 25     Iowa: 20.8% 
# 28     Minnesota: 20.7% 
= 29     Montana: 20.4% 
= 29     Texas: 20.4% 
= 31     New Mexico: 20.3% 
= 31     South Dakota: 20.3% 
= 33     Florida: 20.2% 
= 33     Nebraska: 20.2% 
= 35     Oregon: 20% 
= 35     Colorado: 20% 
= 37     Vermont: 19.9% 
= 37     New York: 19.9% 
= 37     Georgia: 19.9% 
= 40     North Dakota: 19.8% 
= 40     Kansas: 19.8% 
# 42     Maryland: 19.5% 
# 43     Washington: 19.2% 
# 44     New Jersey: 18.8% 
# 45     Arizona: 18.5% 
# 46     Massachusetts: 18.4% 
# 47     Connecticut: 18% 
# 48     Idaho: 17.4% 
# 49     California: 14.7% 
# 50     Puerto Rico: 12.6% 
# 51     Utah: 10.4% 
# 52     US Virgin Islands: 9.4% 
Weighted average: 21.1%  

SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Data. Atlanta, Georgia: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2004.

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"Tobacco use > Total current smokers by state", Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Data. Atlanta, Georgia: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2004.. Retrieved from http://www.StateMaster.com/graph/hea_tob_use_tot_cur_smo-tobacco-use-total-current-smokers

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