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Smoking among women of childbearing age: United States, 2018

Percent of women ages 18-44
RegionPercent
Alabama19.2
Alaska19.8
Arizona13.3
Arkansas25.0
California7.8
Colorado13.5
Connecticut12.3
Delaware16.6
District of Columbia11.5
Florida11.9
Georgia17.5
Hawaii14.2
Idaho13.7
Illinois13.5
Indiana20.4
Iowa17.8
Kansas18.2
Kentucky29.4
Louisiana19.0
Maine19.3
Maryland12.0
Massachusetts11.8
Michigan19.6
Minnesota15.7
Mississippi19.5
Missouri22.0
Montana20.3
Nebraska16.7
Nevada14.7
New Hampshire21.0
New Jersey10.5
New Mexico11.7
New York11.2
North Carolina14.8
North Dakota20.4
Ohio22.1
Oklahoma18.4
Oregon18.5
Pennsylvania19.7
Rhode Island15.8
South Carolina18.9
South Dakota20.4
Tennessee19.9
Texas9.8
United States16.7
Utah7.4
Vermont15.4
Virginia12.7
Washington10.7
West Virginia30.8
Wisconsin16.5
Wyoming20.7
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Footnotes

  • Smoking is defined as having ever smoked 100 cigarettes in a lifetime and currently smoking everyday or some days. Percent reported is among women ages 18-44.
  • The following states did not conduct BRFSS surveillance every year and are not included in U.S. rates for the respective years: AK(1990), AR(1990,1992), DC(1995), KS(1990,1991), HI(2004), NV(1990,1991), NJ(1990), WY(1990-1993).
  • U.S. rate is the median for this indicator.

Source

  • Smoking: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Behavioral Surveillance Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Retrieved September 21, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.