A poll by Gallup-Healthways breaks down smoking rates by state according to results of a phone survey of 353,492 people nationwide. Here are the 20 states with the most smokers.
20. Pennsylvania -- 22 percent
19. Iowa -- 22.5 percent
18. (tie) Delaware -- 22.6 percent
18. (tie) North Carolina -- 22.6 percent
18. (tie) South Dakota -- 22.6 percent
15. Nevada -- 23.3 percent
14. Michigan -- 24.3 percent
13. Indiana -- 24.4 percent
12. South Carolina -- 24.5 percent
11. Alabama -- 25.2 percent
10. (tie) Alaska -- 25.3 percent
10. (tie) Louisiana -- 25.3 percent
8. Mississippi -- 25.4 percent
7. Ohio -- 25.8 percent
6. (tie) Arkansas -- 25.9 percent
6. (tie) Tennessee -- 25.9 percent
4. Missouri -- 26.2 percent
3. Oklahoma -- 26.6 percent
2. West Virginia -- 26.8 percent
1. Kentucky -- 27.6 percent
Click here to read more about the Gallup Healthways poll.
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