Figure 4.3 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting past month use of any tobacco product 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 (52.66 to 58.28 percent) were Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Dakota, West Virginia, and Wyoming. States in the next highest group (49.57 to 52.65 percent) were Colorado, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Wisconsin. States in the mid group (46.83 to 49.56 percent) were Alaska, Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Washington. States in the next lowest group (42.84 to 46.82 percent) were Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Idaho, Kansas, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, and Virginia. States in the lowest group (29.68 to 42.83 percent) were California, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, Texas, and Utah.
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