Adult Smoking by State, 2016 | American Lung Association

Adult Smoking by State, 2016

StateCurrentTried To QuitFormerNever
Alabama 782,000 21.5% 461,600 59.2% 866,000 1,982,600
Alaska 101,700 19.0% 57,600 56.9% 144,200 288,300
Arizona 746,900 14.7% 403,300 54.2% 1,293,300 3,035,500
Arkansas 523,100 23.6% 303,100 58.2% 543,400 1,151,500
California 3,031,000 11.0% 1,769,900 59.0% 6,370,100 18,221,500
Colorado 611,900 15.6% 371,000 60.8% 977,300 2,335,000
Connecticut 363,100 13.3% 230,100 63.6% 741,100 1,616,500
Delaware 127,300 17.7% 71,900 56.8% 193,300 400,300
District of Columbia 80,200 14.7% 49,800 63.1% 104,700 361,200
Florida 2,406,200 15.5% 1,489,100 62.1% 4,122,900 9,017,400
Georgia 1,340,800 17.9% 823,800 61.6% 1,565,700 4,589,600
Hawaii 140,700 13.1% 83,100 59.4% 273,300 663,900
Idaho 173,900 14.5% 91,100 52.8% 282,500 744,900
Illinois 1,509,500 15.8% 909,700 60.5% 2,302,100 5,741,000
Indiana 1,035,200 21.1% 579,000 56.0% 1,199,200 2,662,300
Iowa 392,000 16.7% 205,500 52.5% 592,000 1,357,600
Kansas 358,600 17.2% 198,000 55.4% 501,000 1,222,400
Kentucky 817,000 24.5% 431,900 53.0% 828,100 1,693,600
Louisiana 779,500 22.8% 465,700 60.3% 785,900 1,857,300
Maine 207,000 19.8% 116,400 56.4% 335,300 505,000
Maryland 608,800 13.7% 369,500 61.1% 1,043,800 2,795,700
Massachusetts 699,800 13.6% 415,400 59.9% 1,374,100 3,064,600
Michigan 1,532,300 20.4% 898,100 58.8% 1,933,800 4,034,500
Minnesota 622,300 15.2% 343,900 55.5% 1,066,300 2,404,600
Mississippi 497,200 22.7% 310,900 62.8% 515,700 1,173,400
Missouri 1,014,900 22.1% 559,100 55.3% 1,203,800 2,365,700
Montana 147,400 18.5% 81,500 55.7% 217,500 430,800
Nebraska 238,700 17.0% 130,100 54.6% 345,100 821,200
Nevada 361,800 16.5% 198,900 55.3% 536,500 1,297,600
New Hampshire 187,000 18.0% 107,700 58.0% 294,300 556,800
New Jersey 929,700 14.0% 564,700 61.3% 1,577,400 4,147,300
New Mexico 253,200 16.6% 156,300 61.8% 390,400 879,700
New York 2,046,800 14.2% 1,214,700 59.6% 3,361,000 9,030,900
North Carolina 1,365,200 17.9% 837,600 61.4% 1,931,400 4,338,600
North Dakota 111,600 19.8% 58,500 52.5% 139,700 313,100
Ohio 1,963,500 22.5% 1,133,300 57.8% 2,060,900 4,699,600
Oklahoma 562,700 19.6% 322,200 57.5% 713,400 1,595,900
Oregon 490,900 16.2% 285,200 58.3% 817,300 1,720,000
Pennsylvania 1,767,600 18.0% 1,033,500 58.7% 2,608,000 5,468,600
Rhode Island 117,400 14.4% 70,400 60.2% 227,900 468,000
South Carolina 748,500 20.0% 476,700 64.1% 966,200 2,025,300
South Dakota 114,700 18.1% 65,500 57.1% 166,400 352,200
Tennessee 1,095,600 22.1% 655,400 60.0% 1,181,000 2,683,600
Texas 2,828,300 14.3% 1,751,100 62.3% 4,556,500 12,444,900
Utah 181,400 8.8% 105,500 58.3% 328,200 1,555,900
Vermont 83,500 17.0% 41,400 49.9% 140,600 266,500
Virginia 974,100 15.3% 585,300 60.4% 1,523,200 3,870,800
Washington 764,600 13.9% 416,200 54.7% 1,464,300 3,253,900
West Virginia 356,400 24.8% 194,800 54.7% 377,700 702,600
Wisconsin 726,000 17.1% 436,100 60.1% 1,170,400 2,359,800
Wyoming 83,000 18.9% 42,200 51.2% 114,400 240,500
United States 39,002,100 16.4% 22,973,300 59.2% 58,368,700 140,810,100
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