Lifetime Use of Cigarettes by 6th Grade

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas47.2%
Ashley515%
Baxter25.3%
Benton23.9%
Boone35.8%
Bradley11.8%
Calhoun36.5%
Carroll36.6%
Chicot12.9%
Clark36%
Clay24%
Cleburne25.1%
Cleveland511.5%
Columbia522.2%
Conway24.5%
Craighead25.1%
Crawford12.7%
Crittenden12.8%
Cross47%
Dallas1N/A
Desha59.1%
Drew36.9%
Faulkner24.4%
Franklin25.4%
Fulton12.3%
Garland47.2%
Grant12.3%
Greene58.4%
Hempstead513.8%
Hot Spring23.7%
Howard12.6%
Independence25.4%
Izard36.3%
Jackson510.5%
Jefferson58.5%
Johnson25.1%
Lafayette1N/A
Lawrence13.3%
Lee13.7%
Lincoln1N/A
Little River36.9%
Logan48.2%
Lonoke47.5%
Madison47.6%
Marion58.5%
Miller510.3%
Mississippi25.4%
Monroe24.3%
Montgomery47.6%
Nevada47.1%
Newton515.7%
Ouachita36.6%
Perry35.7%
Phillips13.1%
Pike48.1%
Poinsett512.6%
Polk48.1%
Pope25.1%
Prairie59.5%
Pulaski36%
Randolph511.1%
Saline24.6%
Scott24%
Searcy47.1%
Sebastian35.9%
Sevier24%
Sharp47.1%
St. Francis1N/A
Stone35.9%
Union47.4%
Van Buren58.5%
Washington13.5%
White36.2%
Woodruff48%
Yell36.7%

Description

Percent of 6th grade students reporting every having regularly smoked cigarettes

Source/Citation

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2017).Lifetime Use of Cigarettes by 6th Grade 2016-2017. Retrieved Oct 24, 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