The County with the Lowest Smoking Rate in Every State

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Kansas: Johnson County
> Smoking rate: 12.5% (Kansas: 17.9%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 10.6% (Kansas: 16.3%)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 223.8 (Kansas: 354.3)
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 81.72 (Kansas: 78.45)

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Kentucky: Oldham County
> Smoking rate: 16.4% (Kentucky: 24.1%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 14.8% (Kentucky: 21.8%)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 287.5 (Kentucky: 469.6)
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 79.81 (Kentucky: 75.63)

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Louisiana: St. Tammany Parish
> Smoking rate: 19.1% (Louisiana: 21.1%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 16.2% (Louisiana: 21.4%)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 341.7 (Louisiana: 452.9)
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 78.35 (Louisiana: 76.14)

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Maine: Cumberland County
> Smoking rate: 14.3% (Maine: 19.4%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 11.7% (Maine: 17.1%)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 278.1 (Maine: 338.4)
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 80.23 (Maine: 78.69)

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Maryland: Howard County
> Smoking rate: 9.1% (Maryland: 12.6%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 11.1% (Maryland: 15.2%)
> Premature deaths per 100,000: 197.0 (Maryland: 338.8)
> Life expectancy at birth (years): 83.15 (Maryland: 79.22)