Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home
Share
Compartir

State Highlights

North Dakota

Monitor

In North Dakota, 18.1% of the adult population (ages 18+ years)—over 90,000 individuals—are current cigarette smokers. Across all states, the prevalence of cigarette smoking among adults ranges from 9.3% to 26.5%. North Dakota ranks 24th among the states.

Graph shows current smoking among adults by demographic characteristics

Text description of this graph is available on a separate page.

Among youth aged 12–17 years, 12.4% smoke in North Dakota. The range across all states is 6.5% to 15.9%. North Dakota ranks 43rd among the states.

Chart shows past month cigarette use among youths ages 12 to 17 Text description of this chart is available on a separate page.
Chart shows smoking-attributle adult (35+) mortality Text description of this chart is available on a separate page.

Among adults aged 35+ years, over 900 died as a result of tobacco use per year, on average, during 2000–2004. This represents a smoking-attributable mortality rate of 225.6/100,000. North Dakota's smoking-attributable mortality rate ranks 4th among the states.

Protect

North Dakota has a smoke-free law that provides partial protection against exposure to secondhand smoke in public places.

Chart shows the states smoke-free policy Text description of this chart is available on a separate page.
Chart shows adults who reported anyone smoking in work area within past two weeks Text description of this chart is available on a separate page.

Among adults who work indoors, the percentage who reported anyone smoking in their work area within the preceding two weeks has remained lower in North Dakota than in the nation overall. Currently, North Dakota ranks 12th among the states for workplace exposure, at 5.4%.

Offer

Best Practices estimates 8% of smokers could access quitlines each year. In North Dakota, 4.3% of smokers called their quitline.

Chart shows the percentage of smokers calling Quitline Text description of this chart is available on a separate page.
Chart shows medicaid coverage for counseling and medications Text description of this chart is available on a separate page.

The Medicaid fee-for-service program in North Dakota provides only partial coverage for tobacco dependence treatment. North Dakota's Medicaid policy provides coverage for bupropion, but not varenicline. North Dakota's Medicaid policy provides coverage for individual and group counseling, but not telephone counseling.

Warn

Smoke-free home rules represent awareness of the dangers of secondhand smoke. In North Dakota, as in the nation, an increasing number of families have such a rule.

Currently, 74.8% of North Dakota homes have this rule. North Dakota ranks 32nd among the states.

Chart shows households with no-smoking rules Text description of this chart is available on a separate page.
Chart shows anti-tobacco media campaign intensity, per quarter Text description of this chart is available on a separate page.

Rating point data were available for 42 states and the District of Columbia. Best Practices recommendations translate into an average of 800 targeted rating points (TRPs) in effective youth and 1,200 gross rating points (GRPs) in effective general audience antitobacco media campaigns per quarter. North Dakota's major media market(s) aired an average of 0 youth TRPs and 0 general audience GRPs per quarter in 2008. North Dakota ranks 38th for the number of youth TRPs and 40th for the number of general audience GRPs aired.

Enforce

North Dakota allows local regulation of tobacco industry promotions, sampling and display of tobacco products in commercial establishments.

Chart shows if the state allows local advertising and promotion laws Text description of this chart is available on a separate page.
Chart shows retail environment tobacco licensure Text description of this chart is available on a separate page.

North Dakota requires all establishments selling tobacco products over the counter and by vending machine to be licensed. Currently, 38 states require licensure for both over the counter and vending machine sales.

Raise

North Dakota maintains a $0.44 per pack tax and ranks 45th among the states.

Chart shows amount of cigarette excise tax Text description of this chart is available on a separate page.
Chart shows minimum price law for cigarettes Text description of this chart is available on a separate page.

North Dakota does not have a minimum price law.


Chart shows state funding for tobacco control Text description of this chart is available on a separate page.

Approximately 21% of the annual revenue generated from state excise taxes and settlement payments would fund North Dakota's tobacco control program at the Best Practices recommended amount. However, in 2007, North Dakota's funding for tobacco control was 47.1% of the recommended level. North Dakota ranks 9th among the states.

Persons with disabilities experiencing problems accessing the Tobacco Control State Highlights 2010 should contact tobaccoinfo@cdc.gov, or call 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636).

 
CDC 24/7 – Saving Lives, Protecting People, Saving Money. Learn More About How CDC Works For You…
Contact Us:
  • CDC/Office on Smoking and Health
    4770 Buford Highway
    MS F-79
    Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3717
  • 800-CDC-INFO
    (800-232-4636)
    TTY: (888) 232-6348
    Contact CDC-INFO
USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO