Adults Who Currently Smoke Cigarettes


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State 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
US Overall Rate 22.7% 23.5% 23.2% 22.9% 22.8% 23.2% 23.2% 23.2% 22.0% 20.9% 20.6% 20.1% 19.8% 18.3% 17.9%
Alabama 24.6% 22.4% 24.6% 24.6% 23.5% 25.2% 23.8% 24.4% 25.3% 24.9% 24.8% 23.2% 22.5% 22.1% 22.5%
Alaska 25.1% 27.7% 26.5% 26.1% 27.3% 25.0% 26.2% 29.3% 26.2% 24.8% 24.9% 24.0% 22.2% 21.5% 20.6%
Arizona 22.9% 23.7% 21.1% 21.8% 20.1% 18.6% 21.5% 23.4% 20.8% 18.5% 20.2% 18.2% 19.8% 15.9% 16.1%
Arkansas 25.2% 25.3% 28.4% 25.9% 27.2% 25.1% 25.5% 26.3% 24.8% 25.6% 23.5% 23.7% 22.4% 22.3% 21.4%
California 15.5% 18.6% 18.4% 19.2% 18.7% 17.2% 17.2% 16.4% 16.8% 14.8% 15.2% 14.9% 14.3% 14.0% 12.8%
Colorado 21.8% 22.8% 22.5% 22.8% 22.5% 20.0% 22.3% 20.4% 18.6% 20.0% 19.8% 17.9% 18.7% 17.6% 17.0%
Connecticut 20.8% 21.8% 21.6% 20.9% 22.8% 19.9% 20.6% 19.4% 18.6% 18.1% 16.5% 17.0% 15.4% 15.9% 15.4%
Delaware 25.5% 24.2% 26.6% 24.5% 25.4% 22.9% 25.0% 24.7% 21.9% 24.4% 20.6% 21.7% 18.9% 17.8% 18.2%
Florida 23.2% 21.8% 23.6% 22.0% 20.6% 23.2% 22.4% 22.0% 23.9% 20.2% 21.7% 21.0% 19.3% 17.5% 18.1%
Georgia 20.5% 20.3% 22.4% 23.6% 23.7% 23.5% 23.7% 23.2% 22.8% 20.0% 22.1% 19.9% 19.4% 19.5% 17.6%
Hawaii 17.8% 22.2% 18.7% 19.5% 18.5% 19.7% 20.5% 21.0% 17.2% N/A 17.0% 17.5% 17.0% 15.4% 15.3%
Idaho 19.8% 21.1% 19.9% 20.3% 21.5% 22.3% 19.6% 20.6% 19.0% 17.4% 17.9% 16.8% 19.1% 16.9% 16.3%
Illinois 23.1% 24.8% 23.2% 23.1% 24.2% 22.3% 23.7% 22.8% 23.4% 22.2% 19.9% 20.5% 20.1% 21.3% 18.5%
Indiana 27.2% 28.6% 26.4% 26.0% 27.0% 26.9% 27.4% 27.6% 26.1% 24.9% 27.3% 24.1% 24.1% 26.0% 23.1%
Iowa 23.2% 23.6% 23.1% 23.4% 23.5% 23.2% 22.1% 23.2% 21.7% 20.8% 20.4% 21.4% 19.8% 18.8% 17.1%
Kansas 22.0% 22.1% 22.6% 21.1% 21.0% 21.0% 22.2% 22.1% 20.4% 19.8% 17.8% 20.0% 17.9% 17.9% 17.8%
Kentucky 27.8% 31.7% 30.7% 30.8% 29.7% 30.5% 30.9% 32.6% 30.8% 27.5% 28.7% 28.5% 28.2% 25.2% 25.6%
Louisiana 25.3% 25.9% 24.5% 25.5% 23.5% 24.1% 24.6% 23.9% 26.5% 23.5% 22.6% 23.4% 22.6% 20.5% 22.0%
Maine 25.0% 25.3% 22.7% 22.4% 23.3% 23.8% 23.9% 23.6% 23.7% 21.0% 20.8% 20.9% 20.2% 18.2% 17.2%
Maryland 21.3% 20.9% 20.4% 22.4% 20.3% 20.5% 21.1% 21.9% 20.1% 19.5% 18.9% 17.7% 17.1% 14.9% 15.1%
Massachusetts 21.8% 23.4% 20.5% 20.9% 19.3% 19.9% 19.5% 18.9% 19.1% 18.5% 18.1% 17.8% 16.4% 16.1% 14.9%
Michigan 25.8% 25.6% 26.0% 27.4% 25.1% 24.1% 25.6% 24.2% 26.1% 23.3% 22.0% 22.4% 21.1% 20.5% 19.6%
Minnesota 20.5% 20.6% 21.8% 18.0% 19.5% 19.8% 22.2% 21.7% 21.1% 20.7% 20.0% 18.3% 16.5% 17.6% 16.7%
Mississippi 24.1% 23.2% 23.1% 24.1% 22.9% 23.5% 25.3% 27.3% 25.6% 24.5% 23.6% 25.1% 23.9% 22.7% 23.3%
Missouri 24.4% 27.8% 28.6% 26.4% 27.1% 27.2% 25.9% 26.5% 27.2% 24.1% 23.4% 23.2% 24.5% 25.0% 23.1%
Montana 21.2% 21.7% 20.5% 21.4% 20.2% 18.8% 21.9% 21.2% 20.0% 20.4% 19.2% 18.9% 19.5% 18.5% 16.8%
Nebraska 21.9% 22.1% 22.1% 22.0% 23.2% 21.2% 20.2% 22.7% 21.2% 20.3% 21.3% 18.7% 19.9% 18.4% 16.7%
Nevada 26.4% 28.2% 28.0% 30.3% 31.5% 29.0% 26.9% 26.0% 25.2% 23.2% 23.1% 22.2% 21.5% 22.2% 22.0%
New Hampshire 21.5% 24.8% 24.7% 23.3% 22.3% 25.3% 24.1% 23.2% 21.2% 21.7% 20.4% 18.7% 19.3% 17.1% 15.7%
New Jersey 19.2% 22.7% 21.4% 19.1% 20.6% 21.0% 21.1% 19.0% 19.4% 18.8% 18.0% 18.0% 17.1% 14.8% 15.8%
New Mexico 21.2% 22.8% 22.1% 22.5% 22.4% 23.6% 23.8% 21.2% 22.0% 20.3% 21.5% 20.1% 20.8% 19.4% 17.9%
New York 21.5% 23.2% 23.1% 24.1% 21.8% 21.6% 23.2% 22.3% 21.6% 19.9% 20.5% 18.2% 18.9% 16.8% 17.9%
North Carolina 25.9% 25.7% 25.8% 24.6% 25.1% 26.1% 25.7% 26.3% 24.8% 23.1% 22.6% 22.1% 22.9% 20.9% 20.3%
North Dakota 22.7% 23.4% 22.3% 20.0% 22.1% 23.2% 22.1% 21.5% 20.5% 19.9% 20.1% 19.5% 20.9% 18.1% 18.6%
Ohio 26.1% 28.4% 25.1% 26.1% 27.6% 26.2% 27.6% 26.6% 25.2% 25.9% 22.3% 22.4% 23.1% 20.1% 20.3%
Oklahoma 21.7% 24.1% 24.6% 23.9% 25.2% 23.3% 28.7% 26.6% 25.1% 26.1% 25.1% 25.1% 25.8% 24.7% 25.4%
Oregon 21.9% 23.4% 20.7% 21.1% 21.4% 20.7% 20.5% 22.4% 20.9% 20.0% 18.5% 18.5% 16.9% 16.3% 17.8%
Pennsylvania 24.2% 24.5% 24.2% 23.8% 23.1% 24.3% 24.5% 24.5% 25.4% 22.7% 23.6% 21.5% 21.0% 21.3% 20.2%
Rhode Island 24.7% 22.5% 24.3% 22.6% 22.3% 23.4% 23.9% 22.4% 22.4% 21.3% 19.8% 19.2% 17.0% 17.4% 15.0%
South Carolina 23.8% 24.5% 23.4% 24.7% 23.6% 24.9% 26.0% 26.6% 25.5% 24.3% 22.5% 22.3% 21.9% 20.0% 20.3%
South Dakota 21.8% 20.7% 24.3% 27.2% 22.5% 21.9% 22.3% 22.6% 22.7% 20.3% 19.8% 20.3% 19.8% 17.5% 17.4%
Tennessee 26.5% 28.0% 26.9% 26.0% 24.8% 25.7% 24.4% 27.7% 25.6% 26.2% 26.7% 22.6% 24.3% 23.1% 22.0%
Texas 23.7% 22.9% 22.5% 21.9% 22.4% 21.9% 22.4% 22.9% 22.1% 20.5% 20.0% 17.9% 19.3% 18.5% 17.9%
Utah N/A N/A 13.8% 14.2% 14.0% 12.9% 13.2% 12.8% 11.9% 10.5% 11.5% 9.8% 11.7% 9.3% 9.8%
Vermont 22.1% 24.1% 23.3% 22.3% 21.7% 21.5% 22.4% 21.1% 19.5% 20.0% 19.3% 18.0% 17.6% 16.8% 17.1%
Virginia 22.1% 24.8% 24.4% 22.9% 21.4% 21.4% 22.5% 24.6% 22.0% 20.8% 20.6% 19.3% 18.5% 16.4% 19.0%
Washington 20.2% 23.4% 23.8% 21.4% 22.4% 20.7% 22.5% 21.5% 19.5% 19.2% 17.6% 17.1% 16.8% 15.7% 14.9%
West Virginia 25.8% 26.6% 27.4% 27.9% 27.1% 26.1% 28.2% 28.4% 27.3% 26.9% 26.7% 25.7% 26.9% 26.5% 25.5%
Wisconsin 21.8% 24.9% 23.2% 23.4% 23.7% 24.1% 23.6% 23.3% 22.0% 21.9% 20.7% 20.8% 19.6% 19.9% 18.7%
Wyoming 22.0% 24.6% 24.0% 22.8% 23.9% 23.8% 22.2% 23.7% 24.6% 21.7% 21.3% 21.6% 22.1% 19.4% 19.9%

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Demographic Group: Respondents aged >= 18 years.
Data Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)/KDHE
http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/brfss/index.asp
Numerator: Respondents aged >=18 years who report having smoked >=100 cigarettes in their lifetime and are current smokers on every day or some days.
Denominator: Respondents aged >=18 years who report ever or not ever smoking >=100 cigarettes in their lifetime and report their current smoking status (excluding unknowns and refusals).
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.
  • Data for 2008 was added to the chart and data table.

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.

6/15/2009

  • Data for 2009 was added to the chart and data table.



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