QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Were Current Cigarette Smokers,* by Race/Ethnicity† --- National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2004--2008§
During 2004--2008, 20.5% of adults aged ≥18 years were current cigarette smokers. American Indian /Alaska Native adults (32.7%) were most likely to currently smoke cigarettes, and Asian adults (10.4%) were least likely to be current smokers.
SOURCE: Barnes PM, Adams PF, Powell-Griner E. Health characteristics of the American Indian and Alaska Native adult population, United States, 2004--2008. National health statistics reports; no. 20. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics; 2010. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/nhsr.htm.
Alternate Text: The figure above shows the percentage of adults aged ≥18 years in the United States who were current cigarette smokers, by race and ethnicity, based on National Health Interview Survey data for 2004-2008. During that period, 20.5% of adults aged ≥18 years were current cigarette smokers. American Indian /Alaska Native adults (32.7%) were most likely to currently smoke cigarettes, and Asian adults (10.4%) were least likely to be current smokers.
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