Table 1: Demographic characteristics among adults in the US northeast by race/ethnicity, 2003–2006/7 Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey.

WhiteBlackHispanicAsianSouth AsianOverall
(Unweighted ) = 60,505 = 4,449 = 4,485 = 1,442 = 585 = 71,466
%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI

Gender
 Male47.7(47.5–47.9)44.0(43.3–44.6)48.1(46.7–49.4)46.3(44.0–48.6)59.9(56.2–63.7)47.5(47.4–47.6)
 Female52.3(52.1–52.5)56.0(55.4–56.7)51.9(50.6–53.3)53.7(51.4–56.0)40.1(36.3–43.8)52.5(52.4–52.6)
Age group
 18–249.6(9.2–9.9)14.8(13.6–16.1)15.6(14.3–16.9)10.8(8.9–12.7)9.6(6.2–13.0)10.7(10.4–11.0)
 25–4435.6(35.2–36.0)41.5(40.2–42.8)50.0(48.4–51.6)48.5(45.7–51.2)59.9(54.1–65.6)38.4(38.1–38.7)
 45–6434.7(34.2–35.1)30.0(29.0–31.0)26.2(24.9–27.6)29.4(26.9–31.8)24.3(20.2–28.4)33.0(32.7–33.4)
 65+20.2(19.8–20.6)13.7(12.7–14.6)8.2(7.2–9.3)11.4(9.1–13.7)6.3(3.8–8.7)17.8(17.5–18.2)
Education
 Less than HS9.4(9.0–9.7)19.4(17.9–20.9)36.5(34.5–38.5)12.0(9.7–14.3)5.1(2.3–7.8)13.1(12.7–13.5)
 HS32.9(32.3–33.5)34.6(33.0–36.2)30.0(28.5–31.6)21.0(18.3–23.8)14.2(10.4–18.0)32.1(31.6–32.7)
 Some college23.6(23.1–24.1)26.1(24.7–27.6)19.3(18.0–20.7)15.6(13.5–17.7)10.0(6.8–13.2)23.0(22.6–23.4)
 College34.1(33.3–34.8)19.9(18.5–21.3)14.1(12.8–15.5)51.4(47.6–55.1)70.8(65.6–75.9)31.8(31.1–32.4)
State
 Connecticut6.6(6.5–6.8)5.1(4.7–5.4)5.8(4.8–6.7)3.7(2.7–4.7)8.1(4.9–11.3)6.3(6.3–6.3)
 Maine3.2(3.2–3.2)0.2(0.1–0.2)0.2(0.1–0.3)0.4(0.3–0.6)0.2(0.0–0.3)2.4(2.4–2.5)
 Massachusetts13.4(13.1–13.6)5.9(5.4–6.3)7.9(6.4–9.4)11.6(8.6–14.5)7.7(4.7–10.7)11.9(11.8–12.0)
 New Hampshire3.0(3.0–3.1)0.2(0.1–0.2)0.4(0.3–0.6)1.1(0.6–1.5)1.1(0.5–1.7)2.4(2.4–2.4)
 New Jersey13.8(13.5–14.1)19.0(18.2–19.8)21.9(19.9–23.8)21.6(18.4–24.7)34.8(27.7–41.9)15.7(15.6–15.7)
 New York30.2(29.8–30.6)48.8(47.7–49.9)54.4(52.0–56.8)51.9(47.5–56.2)37.7(31.2–44.3)35.4(35.3–35.5)
 Pennsylvania26.1(25.9–26.4)20.0(19.3–20.8)7.3(5.9–8.7)8.3(5.9–10.7)9.6(6.3–13.0)22.8(22.7–22.9)
 Rhode Island2.2(2.1–2.2)0.8(0.7–0.9)2.1(1.7–2.4)1.3(0.9–1.7)0.5(0.1–0.8)2.0(2.0–2.0)
 Vermont1.5(1.5–1.5)0.1(0.1–0.1)0.1(0.1–0.1)0.2(0.1–0.3)0.3(0.1–0.5)1.2(1.2–1.2)