Figure 4.4 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting past month use of any tobacco product among persons aged 26 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 (33.53 to 39.84 percent) were Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, and West Virginia. States in the next highest group (31.05 to 33.52 percent) were Alaska, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Wyoming. States in the mid group (29.27 to 31.04 percent) were Alabama, Arizona, Delaware, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Oregon, Rhode Island, Virginia, and Wisconsin. States in the next lowest group (27.91 to 29.26 percent) were Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Idaho, Maine, New Jersey, New York, South Dakota, Texas, and Vermont. States in the lowest group (22.14 to 27.90 percent) were California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Mexico, Utah, and Washington.
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