Table 1

Cigarette smokers among US racial/ethnic minority populations

1995 Adult population (millions)1994–1995 Smoking
prevalence (%)
Number of adult smokers (millions)
African Americans21.426.55.7
American Indians and Alaska Natives 1.339.20.5
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders 6.215.30.9
Hispanics17.318.93.3
  • Sources: National Center for Health Statistics, CDC, and US Bureau of the Census.