Table 4

Proportion of 18–34 year old recruits and military personnel on active duty who smoke cigarettes or use smokeless tobacco, by branch of service

ServiceSmokingSmokeless tobacco (men only)
RecruitsActive dutyRecruitsActive duty
n(%)95% CIn(%)95% CIn(%)95% CIn(%)95% CI
Army53516.012.9–19.1200234.232.1–36.33736.54.0–9.0176419.818.0–21.6
Air force7516.34.6–8.0126125.923.5–28.35634.52.8–7.2100812.510.5–15.5
Marines71619.016.1–21.924339.833.6–46.064810.46.5–14.323421.017.9–24.1
Navy70927.424.3–30.7109733.931.1–36.74139.46.6–12.289913.211.0–15.4