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American Counties With the Lowest Smoking Rates

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20. Salt Lake County, Utah
> Smoking rate: 11.1%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 16.4% — 817th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 291.5 — 423rd lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 79.76 — 650th highest of 3,073 counties

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19. Alameda County, California
> Smoking rate: 11.1%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 15.0% — 519th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 227.8 — 108th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 83.08 — 75th highest of 3,073 counties

18. Washington County, Utah
> Smoking rate: 10.9%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 15.9% — 702nd lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 265.2 — 258th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 81.96 — 182nd highest of 3,073 counties

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17. Orange County, California
> Smoking rate: 10.9%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 16.9% — 924th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 211.8 — 57th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 83.21 — 69th highest of 3,073 counties

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16. King County, Washington
> Smoking rate: 10.7%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 12.4% — 93rd lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 233.6 — 133rd lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 82.44 — 129th highest of 3,073 counties

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