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Population Health

Adult Smoking by Insurance Type

  • Insurance type varies among adult Connecticut residents who smoke. In 2018, of adult Connecticut residents who smoked, 26.2% were covered by Medicaid, 19.7% had no insurance coverage, 13.3% had Other/Unknown insurance, 11.0% were covered by Medicare, and 8.9% had private insurance.
  • Individuals with no insurance coverage showed the largest decrease (7.2%) in smoking between 2015 (26.9%) and 2018 (19.7%).