Special Report

American Counties With the Lowest Smoking Rates

40. Rich County, Utah
> Smoking rate: 12.2%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 15.5% — 625th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 321.7 — 689th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 82.76 — 97th highest of 3,073 counties

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39. Alexandria city, Virginia
> Smoking rate: 12.2%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 13.1% — 172nd lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 191.5 — 27th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 84.12 — 48th highest of 3,073 counties

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38. Morris County, New Jersey
> Smoking rate: 12.2%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 11.8% — 58th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 212.2 — 59th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 82.62 — 113th highest of 3,073 counties

37. Kane County, Utah
> Smoking rate: 12.1%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 15.1% — 542nd lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 307.7 — 567th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 79.80 — 635th highest of 3,073 counties

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36. Nassau County, New York
> Smoking rate: 12.1%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 12.6% — 117th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 212.5 — 60th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 83.07 — 76th highest of 3,073 counties