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National and State Level Adult Tobacco Use Data

 

 

National

CDC

Maryland

BRFSS

Adult Smoking

20.6%

15.2%

          Male

21.5%

17.3%

          Female

17.3%

13.4%

Education

 

 

        9-11 years of

        Education

33.8%

32.4%

      GED

      Diploma

45.2%

23.6%

       Undergraduate 

       College Degree

9.9%

6.5%

Ethnicity

 

 

         African American

20.6%

17.8%

         American Indian

31.4%

20.1%

         Asian American

9.2%

4.4%

         Hispanic

12.5%

7.8%

         White

21.0%

15.0%

Age

 

 

        18-24 years

20.1%

18.1%

        25-44 years

22.0%

16.3%

        45-64 years

21.1%

15.4%

       65 years and older

9.5%

8.3%

 

 

 

 

Last updated: March 09, 2012
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References

Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System. (2010). Tobacco: Current smoker (smoked at least 100 cigarettes in their lifetime and currently smoke) vs demographics: race from 1995. Retrieved from http://www.marylandbrfss.org/cgi-bin/broker.exe?recStartNum=1&_program=mdmhc.report.tabulate.scl=mdmhc.report.tabulate.scl&_sessionid=JXLyOASOM52&_port=5002&_server=10.150.98.87&_service=default&libname=BRFSS&dataset=BRFSS.BRFSS2010&colvar=_RF2SMOK&rowvar=_RACEGR&controlvar=BLANK&analysisvar=_FINALWT&county=ALL&year=2010&rotate=ROW

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2011). Smoking and tobacco use: Adult cigarette smoking in united states current estimates. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/adult_data/cig_smoking/index.htm

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. (2011). Monitoring changing tobacco use behaviors 2000-2010: Legislative report. Retrieved from http://fha.maryland.gov/pdf/ohpetup/HG13-1004d-FHA-BiennialTobaccoReport.pdf

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. (2011). Monitoring changing tobacco use behaviors 2000-2010, legislative report: Appendix A: Youth prevalence, initiation and cessation. Retrieved from http://fha.maryland.gov/pdf/ohpetup/HG13-1004d-FHA-BiennialTobaccoReport.pdf