Percentage of Adults Who Currently
Smoke Cigarettes

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1743 17.2 0.5 16.3 18.1
GENDER
Male 851 18.8 0.7 17.4 20.2
Female 892 15.7 0.6 14.5 16.9
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 82 12.4 1.4 9.6 15.2
25-34 years 277 23.5 1.4 20.8 26.2
35-44 years 265 20.9 1.3 18.3 23.5
45-54 years 313 18.9 1.1 16.6 21.1
55-64 years 428 18.7 1.0 16.8 20.6
65+ years 378 9.8 0.6 8.7 10.9
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 83 14.2 1.7 10.8 17.6
Non-Hispanic 1646 17.5 0.5 16.6 18.5
RACE
White only 1496 16.2 0.5 15.3 17.2
Black or African American only 99 25.7 2.8 20.2 31.2
Other race only 58 20.0 2.9 14.3 25.7
More than one race 58 30.5 4.0 22.5 38.4
EDUCATION
Less than high school 171 30.0 2.3 25.6 34.5
High school graduate or G.E.D 695 23.9 1.0 22.1 25.8
Some college 585 16.7 0.8 15.2 18.2
College graduate 289 6.8 0.5 5.9 7.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 241 36.7 2.4 32.1 41.4
$15,000 to $24,999 354 25.7 1.5 22.8 28.6
$25,000 to $34,999 203 20.5 1.6 17.4 23.6
$35,000 to $49,999 240 17.8 1.3 15.3 20.2
$50,000 or more 449 10.8 0.6 9.6 12.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 960 17.8 0.6 16.6 19.1
Out of work 116 32.3 3.0 26.5 38.1
Homemaker/Student 105 11.0 1.2 8.6 13.3
Retired 315 10.4 0.7 9.1 11.6
Unable to work 236 35.3 2.2 30.9 39.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 368 11.7 0.7 10.2 13.1
1 to less than 20 hours 64 10.8 1.6 7.7 14.0
20 hours to less than 40 hours 203 16.0 1.3 13.5 18.5
40 hours or more 690 17.9 0.7 16.4 19.3
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 788 13.4 0.5 12.3 14.4
Divorced/Seperated 468 31.1 1.5 28.2 34.0
Widowed 174 15.1 1.3 12.5 17.7
Never married 313 20.1 1.2 17.6 22.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 673 26.8 1.1 24.7 29.0
Living without a disability 1055 14.3 0.5 13.3 15.3
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 99 15.7 1.8 12.1 19.3
Rural 166 16.7 1.4 13.9 19.5
Densely-settled rural 334 19.5 1.2 17.3 21.8
Semi-Urban 301 17.4 1.1 15.3 19.5
Urban 843 16.7 0.7 15.4 18.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1401 15.0 0.5 14.1 15.9
Uninsured 333 32.6 1.8 29.0 36.1
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 193 15.9 1.2 13.5 18.4
No diabetes 1545 17.4 0.5 16.4 18.3
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 196 20.6 1.6 17.4 23.7
No current asthma 1530 16.9 0.5 15.9 17.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 596 19.1 0.8 17.5 20.8
No arthritis 1136 16.6 0.6 15.5 17.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 297 32.7 1.9 28.9 36.6
<14 days mental health NOT good 1413 15.4 0.5 14.5 16.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 656 20.7 0.9 18.9 22.5
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 530 16.3 0.8 14.7 17.9
Obese, BMI>=30 456 15.3 0.8 13.7 16.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1149 15.5 0.5 14.5 16.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 593 23.1 1.0 21.1 25.2
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 280 19.9 1.3 17.4 22.4
Did not serve on active duty 1461 16.8 0.5 15.9 17.8

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.