Published in Cancer Weekly, December 7th, 2004
The [U.S.] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the federal government agency responsible for tracking public health issues, recently released the survey that looked at the number of smokers in all 50 states.
Iowa ranked 24th in the nation with 21.7% of adults reporting they smoked.
Nationally, 22.1% of adults smoked. Utah reported the lowest smoking rate with 12% and Kentucky had the highest rate, at 30.8%, the CDC said.
The 2003 survey was...
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