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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 892 642 71.7 67.9-75.2 250 28.3 24.8-32.1
AGE
18-24 60 38 57.8 41.6-72.5 22 42.2 27.5-58.4
25-34 141 96 68.6 59.3-76.6 45 31.4 23.4-40.7
35-44 178 124 68.1 58.2-76.6 54 31.9 23.4-41.8
45-54 177 122 72.9 64.9-79.6 55 27.1 20.4-35.1
55-64 167 124 74.5 65.9-81.5 43 25.5 18.5-34.1
65-74 105 80 75.8 64.9-84.2 25 24.2 15.8-35.1
75+ 59 54 91.9 80.1-96.9 5 8.1 3.1-19.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 222 148 60.7 52.3-68.4 74 39.3 31.6-47.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 334 224 67.1 60.4-73.2 110 32.9 26.8-39.6
Some Post-H.S. 190 142 76.4 68.9-82.5 48 23.6 17.5-31.1
College Graduate 143 127 92.0 86.6-95.3 16 8.0 4.7-13.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 97 58.7 48.6-68.2 49 41.3 31.8-51.4
$15,000- 24,999 178 117 65.1 55.2-73.9 61 34.9 26.1-44.8
$25,000- 34,999 111 87 78.8 69.0-86.1 24 21.2 13.9-31.0
$35,000- 49,999 122 80 65.3 54.9-74.4 42 34.7 25.6-45.1
$50,000-74,999 99 78 82.8 73.8-89.1 21 17.2 10.9-26.2
$75,000+ 65 59 91.4 79.3-96.7 6 8.6 3.3-20.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 307 205 63.3 56.4-69.6 102 36.7 30.4-43.6
No 542 407 75.9 71.3-79.9 135 24.1 20.1-28.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 261 188 75.3 69.0-80.7 73 24.7 19.3-31.0
Non-Veteran 597 424 69.1 64.2-73.7 173 30.9 26.3-35.8
Currently Serving 28 24 92.6 78.9-97.7 4 7.4 2.3-21.1

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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