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Table 4.9
Percentage Currently Smoking a Pack or Moreof Cigarettes a Day, 
by Race/Ethnicity, Gender, and Age Group (1991-1993)
Total Female Male Age       12-17 Age       18-25 Age       26-34 Age      35+
Total 13.8 11.9 15.8 1.6 12.3 16.9 15.2
Native American 23.9 27.1 20.0 * 20.9 * *
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.8 2.4 7.3 0.8 3.8 4.9 5.9
Hispanic
  Caribbean 3.6 4.3 2.9 0.0 * 5.4 5.1
  Central America 2.3 1.5 3.2 0.3 1.0 2.7 3.3
  Cuba 8.9 4.1 14.5 0.8 6.5 12.5 9.2
  Mexico 4.7 2.8 6.5 0.4 3.3 4.9 7.1
  Puerto Rico 11.8 8.9 15.3 1.0 11.4 14.2 14.1
  South America 6.9 4.0 9.8 1.4 2.4 3.3 11.8
  Other 5.3 2.9 8.1 0.0 11.6 7.9 4.3
Non-Hispanic Black 9.1 6.8 12.0 0.4 4.6 11.2 12.2
Non-Hispanic White 15.5 13.8 17.4 2.1 15.3 19.7 16.4
* Low precision.
Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1991-93