States With the Most Smokers

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6. Maryland
> Adult smoking rate: 13.7%
> Lung cancer diagnoses per 100,000 people: 55.4 (17th lowest)
> State cigarette excise tax: $2.00 per pack (11th highest)
> Median household income: $78,945 (the highest)

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7. New Jersey
> Adult smoking rate: 14.0%
> Lung cancer diagnoses per 100,000 people: 55.4 (17th lowest)
> State cigarette excise tax: $2.70 per pack (9th highest)
> Median household income: $76,126 (3rd highest)

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8. Washington
> Adult smoking rate: 14.0%
> Lung cancer diagnoses per 100,000 people: 55.4 (17th lowest)
> State cigarette excise tax: $3.02 per pack (7th highest)
> Median household income: $67,106 (10th highest)

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9. New York
> Adult smoking rate: 14.2%
> Lung cancer diagnoses per 100,000 people: 57.5 (22nd lowest)
> State cigarette excise tax: $4.35 per pack (the highest)
> Median household income: $62,909 (14th highest)

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10. Texas
> Adult smoking rate: 14.3%
> Lung cancer diagnoses per 100,000 people: 51.7 (10th lowest)
> State cigarette excise tax: $1.41 per pack (25th lowest)
> Median household income: $56,565 (25th highest)