U.S. smoking prevalence among adults by race and ethnicity 2021

Prevalence of smoking among U.S. adults as of 2021, by race and ethnicity

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Release date

May 2023


United States

Survey time period


Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

Current smokers are defined as people who reported smoking at least 100 cigarettes during their lifetime and who, at the time they participated in a survey about this topic, reported smoking every day or some days.
2021 tobacco product estimates for American Indian/Alaska Native adults were not statistically reliable.
* Non-Hispanic Other includes persons who were categorized as Non-Hispanic American Indian, Alaska Native and any other group or other single and multiple race person.
**Non-Hispanic Asians does not include Native Hawaiians or Other Pacific Islanders

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