Race-Gender Differences in Smoking

03 Jul, 2015

Smoking rates in the US show an interesting pattern in gender differences across racial groups–prevalence of women smoking compared to men is significantly lower among the Black and Hispanic populations, compared to the Caucasian whites.

This post shows smoking rates from 2 data sources: (1) Current Population Survey (Tobacco Supplement) by the US Census, (2) U.S. National Health Interview Survey from 1991-2013 (easy access provided by Integrated Health Interview Series (IHIS) at University of Minnesota

See the full story on Women Smoking here

Figure 1: Current Population Survey, US Census (Tobacco Supplement)


Figure 2: National Health Interview Survey from 1991-2013

One response to “Race-Gender Differences in Smoking”

  1. […] Similar race/gender patterns are observed in other major health surveys in the US […]

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