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Cigarette Use Among Americans by Characteristics, 2004

 Time Period
CharacteristicLifetimePast yearPast month
Age   
 12–1729.2%18.4%11.9%
 18–2568.747.539.5
 26 or older72.327.324.1
Gender   
 Male72.432.527.7
 Female62.425.922.3
Hispanic origin and race
 Not Hispanic69.429.425.4
 White73.030.426.4
 African American56.6%27.4%23.5%
 American Indian or Alaska Native77.237.131.0
 Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander(1)(1)(1)
 Asian43.513.410.3
 Two or more races74.143.038.3
 Hispanic or Latino52.926.821.3
Total67.329.124.9
1. Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2003 and 2004. Web: www.oas.samhsa.gov.

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