In 2001, Missouri had the third highest adult
smoking rate (27.2%) in the nation.
In Missouri, the smoking rate for African
Americans (25.5%) is slightly lower than whites (27.2%).
In 2001, 36.1% of Missouri Hispanics reported they
In 2001, 35.9% of all Missouri adults ages 18-24
reported they smoked.
In Missouri, 45% of adults smokers report they
have tried to quit smoking for one day or longer.
In 1999, 14.4% of Missouri adults reported using