U.S. states with the highest smoking rates among adults in 2017
U.S. states with highest adult smoking rates 2017
This statistic shows the U.S. states with the highest smoking rates among adults during 2017. In that year, West Virginia was ranked first in that category with a smoker rate of 26 percent among its adult population.
U.S. states with the highest smoking rates among adults in 2017
Percentage of adults
West Virginia26%
Kentucky24.6%
Louisiana23.1%
Tennessee22.6%
Arkansas22.3%
Mississippi22.2%
Indiana21.8%
Ohio21.1%
Alaska21%
Alabama20.9%
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Sources

Release date

October 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

The data shows adults who reported that they currently smoked every day or some days. Percentages are weighted to reflect population characteristics.

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U.S. states with highest adult smoking rates 2017
This statistic shows the U.S. states with the highest smoking rates among adults during 2017. In that year, West Virginia was ranked first in that category with a smoker rate of 26 percent among its adult population.
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