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The City With the Most Smokers in Every State

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Massachusetts: Pittsfield
> Smoking rate: 18.6% (Massachusetts: 13.7%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 15.1% (Massachusetts: 13.5%)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 365.3 (Massachusetts: 279.4)
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 78.25 (Massachusetts: 80.62)

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Michigan: Muskegon
> Smoking rate: 24.6% (Michigan: 20.1%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 20.1% (Michigan: 18.3%)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 408.1 (Michigan: 364.5)
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 77.03 (Michigan: 78.14)

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Minnesota: Duluth
> Smoking rate: 21.0% (Minnesota: 15.5%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 14.3% (Minnesota: 12.9%)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 327.4 (Minnesota: 266.7)
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 79.02 (Minnesota: 80.92)

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Mississippi: Gulfport-Biloxi
> Smoking rate: 21.2% (Mississippi: 21.0%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 21.3% (Mississippi: 22.1%)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 474.3 (Mississippi: 501.8)
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 75.53 (Mississippi: 74.88)

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Missouri: Joplin
> Smoking rate: 23.3% (Missouri: 20.1%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 21.4% (Missouri: 19.5%)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 460.3 (Missouri: 403.6)
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 76.08 (Missouri: 77.30)