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Cigarette Use Among Americans by Characteristics, 2007

  Time Period
Characteristic Lifetime Past year Past month
Age      
 12–17 23.7% 15.7% 9.8%
 18–25 64.7 45.1 36.2
 26 or older 71.7 27.3 24.1
Gender      
 Male 70.4 31.8 27.1
 Female 60.5 25.3 21.5
Hispanic origin and race
 Not Hispanic 67.5 29.0 24.8
 White 71.8 29.9 25.6
 African American 53.3% 26.9% 23.2%
 American Indian or Alaska Native 72.2 41.4 34.4
 Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (1) (1) (1)
 Asian 38.6 17.5 14.2
 Two or more races 65.6 33.4 29.9
 Hispanic or Latino 51.2 25.4 20.5
Total 65.3 28.5 24.2
1. Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007. Web: www.oas.samhsa.gov.

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