Average Age of First Cigarette, 12th grade

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas114.70
Ashley213.90
Baxter213.80
Benton114.20
Boone313.50
Bradley114.20
Calhoun5N/A
Carroll413.30
Chicot512.70
Clark313.50
Clay513
Cleburne313.40
Cleveland413.10
Columbia512.50
Conway213.70
Craighead213.80
Crawford313.60
Crittenden413.20
Cross213.80
Dallas5N/A
Desha413.20
Drew513
Faulkner213.70
Franklin313.50
Fulton214
Garland213.70
Grant213.70
Greene213.70
Hempstead513
Hot Spring513
Howard114.60
Independence213.70
Izard413.10
Jackson512.70
Jefferson213.90
Johnson413.20
Lafayette114.40
Lawrence513
Lee5N/A
Lincoln5N/A
Little River213.70
Logan114.20
Lonoke213.70
Madison413.20
Marion313.50
Miller413.20
Mississippi413.10
Monroe214
Montgomery214
Nevada313.40
Newton213.90
Ouachita114.80
Perry213.80
Phillips313.50
Pike114.10
Poinsett313.40
Polk313.40
Pope114.40
Prairie213.70
Pulaski413.20
Randolph214
Saline114.10
Scott114.10
Searcy413.10
Sebastian213.80
Sevier114.10
Sharp413.30
St. Francis5N/A
Stone313.40
Union213.90
Van Buren512.60
Washington114.10
White313.40
Woodruff115
Yell114.20

Description

The average age of first cigarette among 12th graders who reported cigarette use.

Source/Citation

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2017).Average Age of First Cigarette, 12th grade 2016-2017. Retrieved Oct 23, 2017 from PHACS database. Available from Arkansas Prevention Needs Assessment Survey database.


Ranking Information

* Health Ranking compared to other counties. This is a result of quintile ranking for all 75 counties in Arkansas. The rankings are assigned by placing the counties into five equal groups by the occurrence of the health indicator.

Category 5 - Highest, represents highest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 4 - Higher, represents counties between the highest and mid-range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 3 - Middle, represents counties within the middle range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 2- Lower, represents counties between mid-range and lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 1 - Lowest, represents counties with the lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

2017 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health
Public Health in Arkansas' Communities Search