States With the Most Smokers

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21. New Mexico
> Adult smoking rate: 16.6%
> Lung cancer diagnoses per 100,000 people: 38.6 (2nd lowest)
> State cigarette excise tax: $1.66 per pack (21st highest)
> Median household income: $46,748 (7th lowest)

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22. Iowa
> Adult smoking rate: 16.7%
> Lung cancer diagnoses per 100,000 people: 63.3 (19th highest)
> State cigarette excise tax: $1.36 per pack (24th lowest)
> Median household income: $56,247 (25th lowest)

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23. Nebraska
> Adult smoking rate: 17.0%
> Lung cancer diagnoses per 100,000 people: 56.9 (19th lowest)
> State cigarette excise tax: $0.64 per pack (12th lowest)
> Median household income: $56,927 (22nd highest)

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24. Vermont
> Adult smoking rate: 17.0%
> Lung cancer diagnoses per 100,000 people: 61.3 (23rd highest)
> State cigarette excise tax: $3.08 per pack (6th highest)
> Median household income: $57,677 (20th highest)

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25. Wisconsin
> Adult smoking rate: 17.1%
> Lung cancer diagnoses per 100,000 people: 57.9 (23rd lowest)
> State cigarette excise tax: $2.52 per pack (10th highest)
> Median household income: $56,811 (24th highest)