U.S. adult tobacco product use in 2018, by region

This statistic displays the percentage of U.S. adults that used various tobacco products in 2018, by region. According to the survey, 23.6 percent of adults in the Midwest used some tobacco product. Comparatively, just 17.5 percent of those in the Northeast reported use of a tobacco product.

Percentage of U.S. adults that used various forms of tobacco products in 2018, by region

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Sources

Release date

November 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Number of respondents

25,417 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Non-instituitionalized U.S. civilians

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Any tobacco use was defined as use either “every day” or “some days” of at least one tobacco product among individuals (for cigarettes, users were defined as persons who reported use either “every day” or “some days” and had smoked ≥100 cigarettes during their lifetime).
** Any combustible tobacco use was defined as use either “every day” or “some days” of at least one combustible tobacco product: cigarettes; cigars, cigarillos, filtered little cigars; pipes, water pipes, or hookah (for cigarettes, users were defined as persons who reported use either “every day” or “some days” and had smoked ≥100 cigarette during their lifetime).
*** Current cigarette smokers were defined as persons who reported smoking ≥100 cigarettes during their lifetime and now smoked cigarettes “every day” or “some days.”
**** Reported smoking cigars, cigarillos, or little filtered cigars at least once during their lifetime and now smoked at least one of these products “every day” or “some days.”
^ Reported smoking tobacco in a regular pipe, water pipe, or hookah at least once during their lifetime and now smoked at least one of these products “every day” or “some days.”
^^ Reported using electronic cigarettes at least once during their lifetime and now used e-cigarettes “every day” or “some days.”
^^^ Reported using chewing tobacco, snuff, dip, snus, or dissolvable tobacco at least once during their lifetime and now used at least one of these products “every day” or “some days.

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