Special Report

American Counties With the Lowest Smoking Rates

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15. Douglas County, Colorado
> Smoking rate: 10.7%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 8.6% — the lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 162.0 — 10th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 84.02 — 51st highest of 3,073 counties

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14. Cache County, Utah
> Smoking rate: 10.3%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 15.0% — 520th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 241.4 — 154th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 81.52 — 244th highest of 3,073 counties

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13. San Mateo County, California
> Smoking rate: 10.2%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 13.1% — 170th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 175.6 — 17th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 85.04 — 32nd highest of 3,073 counties

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12. Arlington County, Virginia
> Smoking rate: 10.1%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 11.2% — 28th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 157.9 — 7th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 85.92 — 20th highest of 3,073 counties

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11. Marin County, California
> Smoking rate: 9.9%
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 11.8% — 55th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 166.8 — 13th lowest of 3,081 counties
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 85.45 — 27th highest of 3,073 counties

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