Percentage of Adults Who Currently Smoke Cigarettes

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1058 22.2 0.7 20.9 23.5
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 435 22.5 1.1 20.4 24.6
Female 623 22.0 0.9 20.3 23.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 121 25.9 2.4 21.3 30.5
25-34 years 219 26.4 1.7 23.0 29.7
35-44 years 252 24.3 1.5 21.4 27.1
45-54 years 247 26.9 1.6 23.6 30.1
55-64 years 118 20.5 1.9 16.9 24.1
65+ years 88 10.0 1.1 7.9 12.2
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 922 22.0 0.7 20.6 23.5
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 35 20.8 3.5 14.0 27.6
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 32 22.2 4.0 14.4 29.9
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 16 32.8 7.2 18.8 46.9
Hispanic 45 23.1 3.4 16.6 29.7
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 92 30.1 2.9 24.3 35.9
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 403 27.9 1.3 25.3 30.5
Some College 370 25.6 1.3 23.1 28.2
College Graduate 192 11.6 0.9 9.9 13.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 91 25.8 2.8 20.3 31.3
$15,000 - $24,999 219 29.2 1.9 25.4 33.0
$25,000 - $34,999 171 26.2 1.9 22.4 30.0
$35,000 - $49,999 194 23.5 1.6 20.3 26.7
$50,000+ 249 17.8 1.1 15.6 20.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 782 24.2 0.9 22.6 25.9
Out of Work 43 52.3 6.0 40.6 64.1
Homemaker / Student 70 16.2 2.0 12.3 20.1
Retired 93 11.2 1.2 8.8 13.5
Unable to Work 69 44.8 4.7 35.6 53.9
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 500 19.3 0.8 17.7 21.0
Divorced / Separated 285 38.1 2.0 34.2 42.0
Widowed 84 15.8 1.7 12.4 19.1
Never Married 178 26.0 2.0 22.0 30.0
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 200 26.3 1.8 22.8 29.9
Living without a Disability 839 21.7 0.7 20.2 23.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 41 20.0 3.1 13.9 26.1
Rural 118 21.0 2.0 17.1 24.9
Densely-settled Rural 173 23.6 1.8 20.1 27.0
Semi-urban 224 23.1 1.5 20.1 26.0
Urban 496 22.2 1.0 20.2 24.1
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 174 27.6 2.0 23.6 31.6
Excellent to Good 880 21.4 0.7 20.0 22.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 176 40.9 2.7 35.6 46.2
<14 days mental health not good 864 20.5 0.7 19.1 21.9
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 56 18.6 2.5 13.8 23.5
No Diabetes 999 22.4 0.7 21.1 23.8
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 94 23.5 2.5 18.6 28.4
No Current Asthma 958 22.0 0.7 20.6 23.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 197 41.9 2.6 36.8 47.0
Insured 860 20.1 0.7 18.7 21.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 492 25.4 1.1 23.2 27.6
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 326 21.5 1.2 19.2 23.8
Obese (BMI >= 30) 177 17.4 1.3 14.8 20.1

Numerator: Respondents who reported they have smoked
at least 100 cigarettes in their entire life and
that they now smoke some days or every day.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.