Table 3.

The 10 states with the lowest and highest ranking of current cigarette smoking prevalence estimates (%) respectively

Male and femaleMaleFemale
RankStatePrevalence (SE)StatePrevalence (SE)StatePrevalence (SE)
Lowest ranking
 1Utah9.64 (0.11)Utah11.24 (0.18)Utah8.05 (0.13)
 2California13.01 (0.06)California14.93 (0.10)California11.15 (0.07)
 3Hawaii14.96 (0.17)Hawaii17.18 (0.26)Hawaii12.77 (0.23)
 4Vermont15.72 (0.15)Vermont17.63 (0.23)Vermont13.9 (0.20)
 5Washington16.06 (0.10)Washington18.16 (0.15)Washington14.01 (0.12)
 6Maryland16.11 (0.09)Connecticut18.32 (0.23)Maryland14.08 (0.12)
 7Connecticut16.18 (0.15)Maryland18.34 (0.14)Connecticut14.21 (0.19)
 8Oregon16.41 (0.12)New Hampshire18.50 (0.28)Oregon14.39 (0.16)
 9New Hampshire16.53 (0.18)Oregon18.52 (0.19)Idaho14.49 (0.17)
 10Idaho16.68 (0.13)Idaho18.90 (0.21)New Hampshire14.66 (0.24)
Highest ranking
 42Mississippi20.92 (0.07)Mississippi23.90 (0.12)Alabama18.25 (0.10)
 43Ohio21.12 (0.08)Ohio23.96 (0.13)Ohio18.50 (0.10)
 44Louisiana21.35 (0.08)Louisiana24.27 (0.13)Louisiana18.62 (0.11)
 45Indiana22.35 (0.09)Indiana25.25 (0.14)Indiana19.61 (0.12)
 46Oklahoma22.62 (0.09)Oklahoma25.44 (0.14)Oklahoma19.91 (0.12)
 47Arkansas22.66 (0.10)Arkansas25.52 (0.15)Arkansas19.96 (0.13)
 48Missouri22.78 (0.10)Missouri25.75 (0.16)Missouri20.01 (0.13)
 49Tennessee23.51 (0.09)Tennessee26.56 (0.14)Tennessee20.69 (0.12)
 50Kentucky24.56 (0.09)Kentucky27.52 (0.13)Kentucky21.76 (0.12)
 51West Virginia24.81 (0.11)West Virginia27.79 (0.18)West Virginia21.96 (0.15)
  • NOTE: Results from model-based SAE, total, and by gender, 2012.