Percentage of Adults Who Currently Smoke Cigarettes

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2036 18.1 0.4 17.2 18.9
GENDER
Male 988 19.5 0.7 18.3 20.8
Female 1048 16.7 0.6 15.6 17.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 159 18.0 1.4 15.1 20.8
25-34 years 309 24.5 1.3 21.9 27.1
35-44 years 284 19.1 1.2 16.8 21.4
45-54 years 392 19.3 1.0 17.4 21.2
55-64 years 502 18.9 0.8 17.2 20.5
65+ years 390 9.9 0.5 8.9 11.0
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 100 14.2 1.5 11.3 17.1
Non-Hispanic 1927 18.5 0.5 17.6 19.3
RACE
White only 1731 17.3 0.4 16.4 18.1
Black or African American only 117 25.6 2.4 20.9 30.4
Other race only 72 19.0 2.4 14.4 23.7
More than one race 75 38.1 3.9 30.4 45.8
EDUCATION
Less than high school 220 29.9 2.0 26.1 33.8
High school graduate or G.E.D 791 23.9 0.9 22.3 25.6
Some college 673 18.4 0.7 16.9 19.8
College graduate 352 7.1 0.4 6.3 8.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 310 34.5 1.9 30.7 38.2
$15,000 to $24,999 447 29.5 1.4 26.7 32.3
$25,000 to $34,999 250 21.7 1.4 19.0 24.4
$35,000 to $49,999 261 15.8 1.0 13.8 17.8
$50,000 or more 496 10.8 0.5 9.7 11.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1097 17.8 0.6 16.7 18.9
Out of work 139 33.0 2.7 27.7 38.2
Homemaker/Student 137 13.1 1.2 10.7 15.5
Retired 363 10.8 0.6 9.6 12.0
Unable to work 292 39.8 2.2 35.6 44.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 423 12.0 0.7 10.7 13.4
1 to less than 20 hours 79 10.9 1.4 8.2 13.6
20 hours to less than 40 hours 255 19.1 1.3 16.7 21.6
40 hours to less than 60 hours 776 17.3 0.6 16.0 18.6
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 935 14.0 0.5 13.1 15.0
Divorced/Seperated 532 33.0 1.4 30.3 35.7
Widowed 181 13.4 1.1 11.4 15.5
Never married 380 21.9 1.2 19.5 24.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 707 25.0 1.0 23.1 26.9
Living without a disability 1318 16.1 0.5 15.2 17.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 110 19.7 2.1 15.5 23.8
Rural 217 17.6 1.3 15.0 20.1
Densely-settled rural 366 19.7 1.1 17.6 21.8
Semi-Urban 318 19.2 1.1 17.0 21.4
Urban 1025 17.2 0.6 16.1 18.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1609 15.6 0.4 14.7 16.4
Uninsured 418 33.8 1.6 30.7 36.9
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 241 16.9 1.2 14.6 19.3
No diabetes 1790 18.2 0.5 17.3 19.1
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 232 23.7 1.6 20.6 26.8
No current asthma 1787 17.5 0.4 16.6 18.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 715 21.2 0.8 19.6 22.8
No arthritis 1311 17.0 0.5 16.0 18.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 348 36.1 1.8 32.5 39.7
<14 days mental health NOT good 1646 16.2 0.4 15.3 17.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 728 20.5 0.8 18.9 22.2
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 697 18.5 0.7 17.1 19.9
Obese, BMI>=30 527 15.7 0.7 14.2 17.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1304 15.7 0.5 14.8 16.6
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 726 25.7 1.0 23.7 27.7
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 291 19.3 1.2 17.0 21.6
Did not serve on active duty 1744 17.9 0.5 17.0 18.8

Numerator: Respondents who 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.