QuickStats: Cigarette Smoking Prevalence Among Adults Aged >18 Years Who Have Ever Spent >24 Hours on the Streets, in a Shelter, or in a Jail or Prison, by Sex --- United States, 2004*
* Estimates are based on household interviews of a sample of the noninstitutionalized U.S. civilian population.
In 2004, an estimated 9.5 million adults (4.5% of the adult population; 6.8% of men and 2.3% of women) had ever spent >24 hours on the streets, in a shelter, or in a jail or prison. The prevalence of cigarette smoking for both men and women in this population was more than twice that observed among the overall adult population.
SOURCE: National Health Interview Survey, 2004. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm.
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