Lesbian, gay, and bisexual New Mexicans use tobacco at a rate 50% higher than heterosexual people.
[LGB (25.1%) vs. heterosexual (16.1%) Source: 2016-2018 NM BRFSS]
Bisexual adults in New Mexico use tobacco at twice the rate of straight adults.
[NM-IBIS, 2015-2017 https://ibis.health.state.nm.us/indicator/view/TobaccoSmokeAdult.SexOr.html]
More than half of gay and lesbian youth have used a tobacco or nicotine product compared to 30% of straight youth.
[NM-IBIS, 2017 https://ibis.health.state.nm.us/indicator/view/TobaccoOverallPrevYouth.SexOr.html]
59% of NM adult cigarette smokers made a serious quit attempt in the past year.
(2016-2018 BRFSS, IBIS query: https://ibis.health.state.nm.us/query/result/brfss/SmokeQuitAtt/SmokeQuitAttCrude11_.html)
NM only recently started collecting information on transgender populations. Those data regarding tobacco use will be available in the coming years.