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Figure 4.11 is a U.S. map showing perceptions of great risk of smoking one or more packs of cigarettes per day among persons aged 18 to 25, by State: percentages, annual averages based on 2002 and 2003 NSDUHs. 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 (67.85 to 74.31 percent) were Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Utah. States in the next highest group (64.27 to 67.84 percent) were Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Texas, and Virginia. States in the mid group (62.73 to 64.26 percent) were Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Dakota, Washington, and Wisconsin. States in the next lowest group (60.71 to 62.72 percent) were Alabama, Colorado, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Vermont, and Wyoming. States in the lowest group (53.67 to 60.70 percent) were Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, and West Virginia.

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