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Population Health

Adult Smoking by Gender

  • Males tend to smoke in greater numbers than females.
  • In 2018, 13.6% of males and 10.8% of females smoked.
  • The percentage of females who smoked decreased by 0.7% from 2017 to 2018, while the percentage of males who smoked decreased by 0.5% during that same period.