Percent of Adult Smokers

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas219.7%
Ashley113.3%
Baxter323.1%
Benton118.9%
Boone324.2%
Bradley116.3%
Calhoun425.8%
Carroll220.3%
Chicot117%
Clark426.5%
Clay424.5%
Cleburne527.7%
Cleveland322.2%
Columbia118%
Conway425.3%
Craighead426.3%
Crawford119%
Crittenden322.4%
Cross323%
Dallas427.1%
Desha116.4%
Drew116.8%
Faulkner220.9%
Franklin221%
Fulton220.1%
Garland527.4%
Grant221.3%
Greene425.2%
Hempstead426.3%
Hot Spring426.8%
Howard322.1%
Independence323.3%
Izard221.5%
Jackson221%
Jefferson220%
Johnson527.2%
Lafayette425%
Lawrence323.6%
Lee322.1%
Lincoln118.3%
Little River534.5%
Logan527.4%
Lonoke118.5%
Madison119.1%
Marion424.8%
Miller535.2%
Mississippi426.2%
Monroe323.7%
Montgomery527.8%
Nevada220.1%
Newton528.1%
Ouachita323.8%
Perry221.4%
Phillips321.9%
Pike323.6%
Poinsett425.2%
Polk426.7%
Pope530.7%
Prairie116%
Pulaski220%
Randolph219.2%
Saline322.6%
Scott527.6%
Searcy529.2%
Sebastian324.2%
Sevier528.3%
Sharp219.7%
St. Francis322.9%
Stone530.1%
Union118.4%
Van Buren531.7%
Washington118.4%
White220.7%
Woodruff118.4%
Yell528.4%

Description

Percent of Adults (18 and Older) Reporting Being Smokers. Smoking is related to cancer, cardiovascular disease, respiratory diseases, and many other negative health outcomes.

Source/Citation

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2017).Percent of Adult Smokers 2015. Retrieved Jun 23, 2017 from PHACS database. Available from Arkansas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance 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 1 - Highest, represents highest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 2 - 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 4 - Lower, represents counties between mid-range and lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 5 - 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