Special Report

American Cities Where the Most People Smoke

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25. Fayetteville, North Carolina
> Adult smoking rate: 19.8%
> Adults self-reporting fair or poor health: 22.2% — #8th most out of 108 largest MSAs
> Lung and bronchus cancer incidence: 40.0 diagnoses per 100,000 — #40th most out of 108 largest MSAs

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24. Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
> Adult smoking rate: 19.8%
> Adults self-reporting fair or poor health: 19.6% — #30th most out of 108 largest MSAs
> Lung and bronchus cancer incidence: 28.0 diagnoses per 100,000 — #28th most out of 108 largest MSAs

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23. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
> Adult smoking rate: 19.9%
> Adults self-reporting fair or poor health: 21.5% — #14th most out of 108 largest MSAs
> Lung and bronchus cancer incidence: 32.0 diagnoses per 100,000 — #32nd most out of 108 largest MSAs

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22. New Orleans-Metairie, Louisiana
> Adult smoking rate: 20.1%
> Adults self-reporting fair or poor health: 20.6% — #17th most out of 108 largest MSAs
> Lung and bronchus cancer incidence: 49.0 diagnoses per 100,000 — #49th most out of 108 largest MSAs

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21. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
> Adult smoking rate: 20.1%
> Adults self-reporting fair or poor health: 18.6% — #44th most out of 108 largest MSAs
> Lung and bronchus cancer incidence: 8.0 diagnoses per 100,000 — #8th most out of 108 largest MSAs