Average Age of First Cigarette, 6th grade

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas310.40
Ashley210.60
Baxter210.60
Benton310.40
Boone310.40
Bradley210.50
Calhoun112
Carroll410.20
Chicot410.20
Clark111.50
Clay310.40
Cleburne110.90
Cleveland210.60
Columbia510
Conway110.70
Craighead210.60
Crawford510
Crittenden111.30
Cross410.30
Dallas5N/A
Desha410.30
Drew510.10
Faulkner210.60
Franklin510.10
Fulton111
Garland210.60
Grant210.50
Greene210.60
Hempstead210.50
Hot Spring510.10
Howard110.80
Independence110.70
Izard410.30
Jackson210.50
Jefferson210.50
Johnson410.20
Lafayette5N/A
Lawrence410.30
Lee111
Lincoln5N/A
Little River410.20
Logan310.40
Lonoke210.50
Madison410.30
Marion110.70
Miller210.60
Mississippi310.40
Monroe111
Montgomery410.30
Nevada410.30
Newton310.40
Ouachita410.20
Perry410.20
Phillips410.30
Pike510.10
Poinsett410.30
Polk210.50
Pope410.30
Prairie111
Pulaski210.60
Randolph310.40
Saline310.40
Scott310.40
Searcy410.20
Sebastian210.50
Sevier110.70
Sharp210.50
St. Francis5N/A
Stone410.20
Union110.70
Van Buren210.50
Washington310.40
White410.30
Woodruff110.70
Yell410.20

Description

The average age of first cigarette among 6th 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, 6th 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