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Figure 4.11 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting perceptions of great risk of smoking one or more packs of cigarettes per day among persons aged 18 to 25, 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 (67.79 to 73.37 percent) were California, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Utah. States in the next highest group (64.84 to 67.78 percent) were Alaska, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, New York, Texas, and Virginia. States in the mid group (62.45 to 64.83 percent) were Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, and Washington. States in the next lowest group (60.22 to 62.44 percent) were Alabama, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming. States in the lowest group (56.52 to 60.21 percent) were Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.

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