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Table 8 Standardized prevalence estimates of smoking, ages 45–84, by race/ethnicity

From: Aggregation of Asian-American subgroups masks meaningful differences in health and health risks among Asian ethnicities: an electronic health record based cohort study

 All 45–84 yrWomen 45–84 yrMen 45–84 yrAll 45–84 yr
 Age-sex standardized prevalence Age-standardized prevalence Age-standardized prevalenceAbsolute percentage point difference from All Asian
 N% (99% CI)N% (99% CI)N% (99% CI)AllWomenMen
All Asian262,8095.9% (5.8–6.0)144,4392.6% (2.5–2.7)118,3709.5% (9.2–9.7) b(ref) c(ref) c(ref) c
Chinese82,3964.8% (4.6–5.0)45,3581.4% (1.2–1.5) a37,0388.4% (8.0–8.8) a,b−1.1−1.2−1.1
Korean83707.7% (6.9–8.5) a49114.3% (3.5–5.0) a345911.4% (9.9–12.7) a.b1.81.71.9
Japanese16,1876.3% (5.8–6.8)96014.6% (4.0–5.1) a65868.2% (7.3–9.0) a,b0.42.0−1.3
Southeast Asian28,7987.3% (6.9–7.7) a14,4601.3% (1.0–1.5) a14,33813.8% (13.0–14.5) a,b1.4−1.34.3
Filipino86,2747.3% (7.1–7.5) a49,9134.0% (3.7–4.2) a36,36110.9% (10.5–11.3) a,b1.41.41.4
South Asian34,2553.0% (2.7–3.2) a15,9860.9% (0.7–1.2) a18,2695.2% (4.7–5.6) a,b−2.9−1.7−4.3
Native Hawaiian/
Pacific Islander
822510.4% (9.6–11.3) a39637.8% (6.7–7.8) a426213.3% (11.9–14.6) a,b4.55.23.8
White
non-Hispanic
772,4928.6% (8.6–8.7) a412,4147.7% (7.5–7.8) a360,0789.7% (9.5–9.8) b2.75.10.2
African-American/Black104,32311.7% (11.4–11.9) a59,49810.3% (9.7–10.6) a44,82513.2% (12.8–13.6) a,b5.87.73.7
Hispanic/
Latino
203,1546.4% (6.2–6.5)106,2184.5% (4.4–4.7) a96,9368.3% (8.1–8.6) a,b0.51.9−1.2
  1. All Asian group includes aggregated data for the 6 Asian ethnic groups above plus other Asians not represented in the table. This group does not include Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders
  2. aNon-overlapping 99% CIs and absolute percentage point difference from All Asian group within sex category of ≥ 1 percentage point
  3. bNon-overlapping 99% CIs and ≥ 1 percentage point difference between women and men
  4. cRef: reference group for race and ethnic group comparisons