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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 892 468 52.1 48.1-56.1 424 47.9 43.9-51.9
AGE
18-24 60 25 46.3 31.3-61.9 35 53.7 38.1-68.7
25-34 141 57 41.0 32.1-50.5 84 59.0 49.5-67.9
35-44 178 84 50.5 41.3-59.7 94 49.5 40.3-58.7
45-54 177 92 48.1 39.6-56.7 85 51.9 43.3-60.4
55-64 167 101 62.3 53.1-70.6 66 37.7 29.4-46.9
65-74 105 76 74.1 63.3-82.6 29 25.9 17.4-36.7
75+ 59 30 52.0 37.1-66.6 29 48.0 33.4-62.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 222 144 71.1 64.0-77.4 78 28.9 22.6-36.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 334 184 53.5 46.9-59.9 150 46.5 40.1-53.1
Some Post-H.S. 190 87 45.7 37.5-54.0 103 54.3 46.0-62.5
College Graduate 143 51 30.9 22.8-40.3 92 69.1 59.7-77.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 93 69.8 60.6-77.6 53 30.2 22.4-39.4
$15,000- 24,999 178 104 59.6 50.3-68.2 74 40.4 31.8-49.7
$25,000- 34,999 111 49 42.1 32.2-52.6 62 57.9 47.4-67.8
$35,000- 49,999 122 66 53.5 43.1-63.5 56 46.5 36.5-56.9
$50,000-74,999 99 45 41.3 30.8-52.6 54 58.7 47.4-69.2
$75,000+ 65 22 35.7 22.9-51.0 43 64.3 49.0-77.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 307 194 67.2 61.0-72.9 113 32.8 27.1-39.0
No 542 250 44.5 39.5-49.6 292 55.5 50.4-60.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 261 156 57.0 49.6-64.1 105 43.0 35.9-50.4
Non-Veteran 597 306 52.2 47.3-57.1 291 47.8 42.9-52.7
Currently Serving 28 5 12.2 4.3-30.1 23 87.8 69.9-95.7

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^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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