Tobacco Use in Minnesota

The percentage of adult Minnesotans who smoke cigarettes has dropped to 14.4 percent (approx. 580,000 adults), down from 16.1 percent in 2010. This is the lowest smoking rate ever recorded in Minnesota.

Who Is Still Smoking?

Adult smokers are more likely to be male, to have completed fewer years of education and to have lower incomes than nonsmokers.

Ages 18-24 no longer has the highest smoking rates in Minnesota. Young adult smoking rates decreased by 6.4 percent in the past four years. Ages 25-44 now have the highest level of smoking rates at 18.7 percent.

For more detailed information see link below:

Minnesota Adult Tobacco Survey (MATS)