Table 2

 National estimates of current smoking prevalence, selected demographic groups, 1992–2002, weighted

1992–931995–961998–992001–02
*Low education female/male category is women/men with education level more than high school degree or GED. †Medium education female category is women with education level more than high school degree or GED and less than or equal to bachelors degree. ‡High education female category is women with education level more than bachelors degree.
Total populationNumber228552187141176452185568
Percentage24.523.622.121.0
95% CI(24.3,24.7)(23.3,23.8)(21.8,22.3)(20.7,21.2)
Low education female*24456189881618515501
26.625.123.021.4
(25.9,27.2)(24.4,25.8)(22.3,23.7)(20.7,22.2)
Medium education female†99085827427767581179
22.421.520.119.3
(22.1,22.7)(21.2,21.9)(19.8,20.5)(19.0,19.6)
High education female‡7187639067737733
9.28.87.97.3
(8.5,10.0)(8.0,9.6)(7.2,8.6)(6.7,8.0)
Low education male*17474131021183012244
35.133.931.830.4
(34.3,35.9)(33.0,34.9)(30.9,32.8)(29.5,31.4)