Special Report

The City With the Most Smokers in Every State

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Kansas: Topeka
> Smoking rate: 19.8% (Kansas: 17.9%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 16.2% (Kansas: 16.3%)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 400.5 (Kansas: 354.3)
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 77.35 (Kansas: 78.45)

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Kentucky: Bowling Green
> Smoking rate: 23.7% (Kentucky: 24.1%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 22.9% (Kentucky: 21.8%)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 429.4 (Kentucky: 469.6)
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 76.69 (Kentucky: 75.63)

Louisiana: Houma-Thibodaux
> Smoking rate: 25.8% (Louisiana: 21.1%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 23.7% (Louisiana: 21.4%)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 451.9 (Louisiana: 452.9)
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 76.18 (Louisiana: 76.14)

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Maine: Bangor
> Smoking rate: 21.9% (Maine: 19.4%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 19.1% (Maine: 17.1%)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 371.6 (Maine: 338.4)
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 77.66 (Maine: 78.69)

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Maryland: Hagerstown-Martinsburg
> Smoking rate: 21.7% (Maryland: 12.6%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 19.3% (Maryland: 15.2%)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 432.5 (Maryland: 338.8)
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 76.31 (Maryland: 79.22)