Adolescents Who Currently Smoke

Cigarettes


2009 - 2007 - 2005
Adolescents Who Currently Smoke Cigarettes Rhode Island Delaware Connecticut Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii New Jersey Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire Vermont Maryland Maryland Maryland West Virginia South Carolina Maine Maine Indiana Kentucky Virginia Virginia Ohio Tennessee Tennessee Pennsylvania Mississippi Louisiana Louisiana New York Alabama North Carolina Arkansas Wisconsin Iowa Illinois Michigan Michigan Michigan Florida Florida Florida Florida Florida Georgia Washington Washington Washington Washington Washington Missouri Oklahoma North Dakota South Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas Idaho Minnesota Utah Oregon Wyoming Colorado Nevada Arizona New Mexico Montana California California California California California Texas Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska

Adolescents Who Currently Smoke Cigarettes

State 2005 2007 2009
US Overall Rate 23.0% 20.0% 19.5%
Alabama 24.4% Unavailable 20.8%
Alaska Unavailable 17.8% 15.7%
Arizona 21.4% 22.2% 19.7%
Arkansas 25.9% 20.7% 20.3%
California Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable
Colorado 18.7% Unavailable 17.7%
Connecticut 18.1% 21.1% 17.8%
Delaware 21.2% 20.2% 19.0%
Florida 17.2% 15.9% 16.1%
Georgia 17.2% 18.6% 16.9%
Hawaii 16.4% 12.8% 15.2%
Idaho 15.8% 20.0% 14.5%
Illinois Unavailable 19.9% Unavailable
Indiana 21.9% 22.5% 23.5%
Iowa 22.2% 18.9% Unavailable
Kansas 21.0% 20.6% 16.9%
Kentucky 26.2% 26.0% 26.1%
Louisiana Unavailable 17.6% 17.6%
Maine 16.2% 14.0% 18.1%
Maryland 16.5% 16.8% 11.9%
Massachusetts 20.5% 17.7% 16.0%
Michigan 17.0% 18.0% 18.8%
Minnesota Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable
Mississippi Unavailable 19.2% 19.6%
Missouri 21.3% 23.8% 18.9%
Montana 20.1% 20.0% 18.7%
Nebraska 21.8% Unavailable Unavailable
Nevada 18.3% 13.6% 17.0%
New Hampshire 20.5% 19.0% 20.8%
New Jersey 19.8% Unavailable 17.0%
New Mexico 25.7% 24.2% 24.0%
New York 16.2% 13.8% 14.8%
North Carolina 24.9% 22.5% 17.7%
North Dakota 22.1% 21.1% 22.4%
Ohio 24.4% 21.6% Unavailable
Oklahoma 28.6% 23.2% 22.6%
Oregon Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable
Pennsylvania Unavailable Unavailable 18.4%
Rhode Island 15.9% 15.1% 13.3%
South Carolina 23.5% 17.8% 20.5%
South Dakota 28.2% 24.7% 23.2%
Tennessee 26.3% 25.5% 20.9%
Texas 24.2% 21.1% 21.2%
Utah 7.4% 7.9% 8.5%
Vermont 17.9% 18.2% 17.6%
Virginia Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable
Washington Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable
West Virginia 25.3% 27.6% 21.8%
Wisconsin 22.8% 20.5% 16.9%
Wyoming 22.5% 20.8% 22.1%

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Demographic Group: Students in grades 9-12.
Data Source: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)/CDC
http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/youthonline/App/Default.aspx?SID=HS
Numerator: Respondents in grades 9–12 who report having smoked a cigarette on >=1 day during the previous 30 days.
Denominator: Respondents in grades 9–12 who report having or not having smoked a cigarette on >=1 day during the previous 30 days (excluding those who did not answer).
Unit: percentage
Notes: Colors for the chloropleth thematic map were obtained from the ColorBrewer website:
http://www.personal.psu.edu/cab38/ColorBrewer/ColorBrewer.html
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.
  • Iowa state benchmark data was added to the data table and chart (represented in green).

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.

10/14/2009

  • Data for all 50 states was added to the data table.
  • A choloropleth thematic map representing data for all 50 states was added.
  • A hyperlink to instructions on how to print the background colors for the data tables was added.

6/17/2010

  • Data for 2009 was added to the data table.
  • Previously missing data for some states (2005 & 2007) added.
  • Link for source website updated.



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