QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Percentages of Current Smokers Among Adults Aged 18 Years or Older, by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin — National Health Interview Survey, 2016

In 2016, men aged 18 years or older were more likely to be current smokers than women (17.5% compared with 13.6%).

Non-Hispanic black men (20.1%) and non-Hispanic white men (18.4%) were more likely to be current smokers than Hispanic men (13.8%).

Non-Hispanic white women (16.2%) were more likely to be current smokers than non-Hispanic black women (13.2%) and Hispanic women (6.9%).

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6701a10.htm

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