Percentage of Adults Who Currently Smoke Cigarettes

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 924 20.4 0.7 19.0 21.8
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 373 21.1 1.2 18.8 23.4
Female 551 19.8 0.9 18.1 21.4
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 78 24.8 2.9 19.2 30.5
25-34 years 154 22.1 1.8 18.7 25.6
35-44 years 214 24.3 1.6 21.2 27.4
45-54 years 241 23.0 1.5 20.1 25.9
55-64 years 125 20.6 1.8 17.0 24.1
65+ years 103 8.3 0.9 6.6 10.0
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 796 19.8 0.7 18.4 21.3
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 37 20.5 3.7 13.3 27.7
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 37 28.2 4.6 19.1 37.2
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 15 32.0 7.8 16.7 47.2
Hispanic 37 23.8 4.2 15.7 32.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 88 36.4 3.7 29.1 43.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 319 24.5 1.4 21.7 27.3
Some College 319 22.1 1.3 19.5 24.7
College Graduate 198 11.9 0.9 10.1 13.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 101 28.6 3.2 22.3 34.9
$15,000 - $24,999 200 25.6 1.9 21.9 29.3
$25,000 - $34,999 165 22.7 1.9 19.0 26.3
$35,000 - $49,999 156 22.6 1.8 19.0 26.1
$50,000+ 208 16.0 1.2 13.7 18.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 625 22.7 0.9 20.8 24.5
Out of Work 51 35.8 5.1 25.8 45.8
Homemaker / Student 71 15.8 2.0 11.8 19.8
Retired 113 9.5 0.9 7.7 11.3
Unable to Work 63 42.0 4.8 32.6 51.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 456 17.6 0.8 16.0 19.2
Divorced / Separated 250 34.2 2.1 30.1 38.4
Widowed 79 16.2 1.9 12.4 19.9
Never Married 138 23.7 2.3 19.2 28.2
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 201 22.6 1.7 19.3 25.9
Living without a Disability 716 19.9 0.8 18.4 21.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 31 16.4 3.4 9.8 22.9
Rural 103 19.1 1.9 15.3 22.9
Densely-settled Rural 148 19.1 1.7 15.8 22.5
Semi-urban 221 23.5 1.7 20.3 26.8
Urban 416 20.1 1.1 18.0 22.1
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 168 25.5 2.1 21.4 29.6
Excellent to Good 754 19.6 0.8 18.1 21.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 204 38.4 2.6 33.3 43.5
Insured 718 17.7 0.7 16.3 19.1
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 51 15.4 2.2 11.2 19.7
No Diabetes 873 20.7 0.7 19.3 22.2
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 210 16.2 1.2 13.9 18.6
No Hypertension 713 21.7 0.9 20.0 23.4
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 79 23.3 2.7 18.1 28.6
No Current Asthma 842 20.0 0.7 18.6 21.5
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 135 41.5 3.3 35.0 47.9
<14 days mental health not good 781 18.7 0.7 17.3 20.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 924 100.0 0.0 100.0 100.0
Non-Smoker 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 379 22.7 1.3 20.2 25.1
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 322 19.7 1.2 17.4 22.0
Obese (BMI >= 30) 192 19.2 1.4 16.4 22.1

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.