Figure 4.1 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting past month use of any tobacco product among persons aged 12 or older, by State, for 2002. States listed here in alphabetical order within each group were divided into five groups based on the magnitude of their percentages. States in the highest group (34.17 to 39.86 percent) were Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, West Virginia, and Wyoming. States in the next highest group (32.06 to 34.16 percent) were Georgia, Louisiana, Montana, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Tennessee. States in the mid group (30.36 to 32.05 percent) were Alabama, Alaska, Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, South Dakota, Virginia, and Wisconsin. States in the next lowest group (28.85 to 30.35 percent) were Arizona, District of Columbia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Nebraska, New York, Texas, and Vermont. States in the lowest group (22.04 to 28.84 percent) were California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, Utah, and Washington.
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