Proportion of Adults Who are Current Smokers


California has led the nation in reducing smoking.[1] California has been a national leader in efforts to reduce smoking. As a major contributor to a range of chronic diseases, reducing smoking is a priority for living well. Smoking rates vary considerably by gender, race/ethnicity, income, and geography. By reducing these disparities and striving to achieve the 2022 target to bring the state’s overall smoking rate to 9 percent, California can continue to be a leader in efforts to lower smoking rates.[1]

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[1] Let’s Get Health California Task Force. (2012). Let’s Get Healthy California Task Force Final Report. Let’s Get Healthy CA Task Force.

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Last updated June 23, 2017
Created June 23, 2017
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