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Indiana vs. United States, 1997

  INDIANA UNITED STATES
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Weighted Data (1)
N/A Y
Percentage of Current
Cigarette Smokers (2)
   
Male N/A 17.6
Female N/A 15.7
Percentage of Smokeless
Tobacco Users (Male) (3)
N/A N/A
ADULTS
Percentage of Current
Cigarette Smokers (4)
18 years and older
26.3 N/A
Low Education (5) 31.1 N/A
Female 18-44 30.2 N/A
Percentage of Smokeless
Tobacco Users (Male) (6)
6.8 N/A

Notes:
N/A = data not available
1. Y = weighted data represents all public high School students in grades 9-12
2. Smoked cigarettes on more than 19 of the 30 days preceding the survey
3. Used chewing tobacco or snuff during the 30 days preceding the survey
4. Adults who have ever smoked 100 cigarettes and are current smokers (regular or irregular)
5. Adults 20 years and older with high school education or less
6. Men 18 years and older who currently use smokeless tobacco

Sources:
High School Students: Youth Risk Factor Surveillance System, National Center for
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Center for Disease Control and Prevention Adults: National Health Inverview
Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and BRFSS