Special Report

American Counties With the Lowest Smoking Rates

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25. Collin County, Texas
> Smoking rate: 11.5%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 13.5% — 233rd lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 208.5 — 50th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 82.68 — 107th highest of 3,073 counties

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24. Loudoun County, Virginia
> Smoking rate: 11.4%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 11.7% — 53rd lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 167.7 — 14th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 84.68 — 37th highest of 3,073 counties

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23. San Francisco County, California
> Smoking rate: 11.4%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 12.6% — 119th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 231.5 — 121st lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 84.03 — 50th highest of 3,073 counties

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22. Fairfax County, Virginia
> Smoking rate: 11.3%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 12.4% — 94th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 165.2 — 12th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 85.63 — 21st highest of 3,073 counties

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21. Contra Costa County, California
> Smoking rate: 11.2%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 14.9% — 511th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 231.9 — 123rd lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 82.51 — 125th highest of 3,073 counties

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