Table 2.

Pearson correlation coefficient and summary statistics for the states' model-based SAE and direct BRFSS 2012 smoking levels estimates for the total population and by gender

Prevalence estimate, %
Smoking levelρaMinimumLower quartileMedianUpper quartileMaximumInter quartile rangeOverall range
Current smoker
 All0.947
  Model9.6417.0818.7120.2824.813.1915.17
  BRFSS1210.5617.3319.6222.5328.295.2017.73
 Males0.908
  Model11.2419.4021.2522.9027.793.4916.56
  BRFSS1211.9219.4821.6224.5730.605.0918.67
 Females0.930
  Model8.0514.8616.2717.8621.963.0013.91
  BRFSS129.2115.6617.4419.6827.614.0218.40
Every day smoker
 All0.961
  Model6.7511.7212.9414.3620.382.6413.63
  BRFSS127.2011.9213.5415.9223.984.0116.79
 Males0.919
  Model7.9213.3114.7216.3222.913.0114.99
  BRFSS127.8813.1715.0417.4825.194.3117.31
 Females0.957
  Model5.5910.1511.2712.5517.962.4012.37
  BRFSS126.2310.7712.8514.3223.453.5417.22
Some days smoker
 All0.908
  Model2.895.015.485.927.390.904.50
  BRFSS123.365.105.676.258.211.154.85
 Males0.871
  Model3.325.616.096.628.281.014.96
  BRFSS124.056.436.307.119.281.695.23
 Females0.816
  Model2.464.504.905.316.610.814.15
  BRFSS122.684.604.935.377.270.774.59
Former smoker
 All0.982
  Model15.3023.2224.3425.6730.622.4415.31
  BRFSS1216.5223.9325.2426.8931.572.9515.05
 Males0.874
  Model18.2626.4227.8329.4634.863.0316.60
  BRFSS1220.8527.3528.8429.8533.242.4912.39
 Females0.946
  Model12.3819.9820.8422.1726.742.1914.36
  BRFSS1212.2720.4021.5723.5230.263.1217.99
Ever smoker
 All0.958
  Model24.9441.5243.5145.5849.724.0624.78
  BRFSS1227.0843.0145.6247.6453.754.6326.67
 Males0.857
  Model29.5047.6049.4951.6955.884.1026.39
  BRFSS1232.7748.5551.0152.9360.644.3927.86
 Females0.947
  Model20.4435.9037.8139.7943.853.8923.41
  BRFSS1221.4837.3140.4642.5848.225.2826.74
Never smoker
 All0.958
  Model50.2854.4256.4958.4875.064.0624.78
  BRFSS1246.2552.3654.3856.9972.924.6326.67
 Males0.857
  Model44.1248.3150.5152.4070.504.1026.39
  BRFSS1239.3647.0748.9951.4567.234.3927.86
 Females0.947
  Model56.1560.2162.1964.1079.563.8923.41
  BRFSS1251.7857.4259.3462.6978.525.2826.74
  • aPearson correlation coefficient for the correlation between model-based SAEs and BRFSS 2012 by smoking status level for the respective total population and by gender.