Special Report

American Counties With the Lowest Smoking Rates

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35. Pitkin County, Colorado
> Smoking rate: 12.0%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 9.8% — 4th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 131.1 — 2nd lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 94.40 — 5th highest of 3,073 counties

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34. New York County, New York
> Smoking rate: 11.9%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 15.6% — 636th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 210.6 — 55th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 85.27 — 30th highest of 3,073 counties

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33. Somerset County, New Jersey
> Smoking rate: 11.9%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 12.2% — 75th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 214.6 — 69th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 82.55 — 121st highest of 3,073 counties

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32. Williamson County, Texas
> Smoking rate: 11.7%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 14.6% — 432nd lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 226.2 — 97th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 82.11 — 163rd highest of 3,073 counties

31. Tooele County, Utah
> Smoking rate: 11.7%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 15.8% — 679th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 332.8 — 827th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 78.35 — 1,184th highest of 3,073 counties