Adult Tobacco Use

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National and State Level Adult Tobacco Use Data

 

National

NHIS, 2013

Maryland

BRFSS, 2013

Adult Smoking (Overall)

17.8%

16.4%

Male

20.5%

19.4%

Female

15.3%

13.7%

Education

Less Than High School Graduate

33.2%

24.3%

High School Graduate or GED

41.4%

(GED)

23.6%

22.0%

 (HS Diploma)

Some College

20.9%

17.7%

(Includes Technical School)

College Graduate

9.1%

 (Bachelor’s degree)

6.6%

5.6%

(Graduate degree)

Ethnicity

White

19.4%

16.8%

Black

18.3%

17.4%

Hispanic

12.1%

11.0%

Asian

9.6%

9.5%

American Indian

26.1%

--

Multiple Race

26.8%

--

Other

--

24.7%

Age

18-24

18.7%

16.0%

25-44

20.1%

19.8%

45-64

19.9%

17.3%

≥65

8.8%

8.7%

 

 

 

 

Last updated: December 17, 2014
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References

Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System. (2013). Tobacco: Current smoker (smoked at least 100 cigarettes in their lifetime and currently smoke) by demographics

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2014).Current cigarette smoking among adults--United States, 2005-2013. MMWR, 63, 1108-1112. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6347a4.htm