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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-MALES

Smoking Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Smoke everyday Smoke some days Former smoker Never smoked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,685 1,033 19.4 18.0-21.0 279 5.9 5.0- 6.8 1,994 27.9 26.4-29.4 2,379 46.8 45.0-48.6
RACE
White 4,352 784 20.2 18.5-22.0 179 4.7 3.9- 5.7 1,637 30.1 28.3-31.9 1,752 45.0 42.9-47.1
African American 781 153 20.4 17.0-24.4 49 7.1 4.8-10.4 213 22.2 19.0-25.7 366 50.3 45.7-54.8
Asian 34 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 8 9.9 3.8-23.1 26 90.1 76.9-96.2
Native American 108 42 46.3 33.4-59.8 8 6.1 2.6-13.5 29 21.6 13.0-33.6 29 26.0 16.6-38.3
Other Minorities 383 48 12.0 8.2-17.3 41 11.3 7.8-16.2 101 25.1 20.2-30.8 193 51.5 45.0-57.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 375 38 10.4 6.7-15.7 39 10.6 7.2-15.5 106 27.2 22.0-33.1 192 51.7 45.2-58.2
-English Speaking 103 13 15.5 7.6-28.9 3 2.0 0.6- 6.3 33 32.4 21.8-45.1 54 50.2 37.4-62.9
-Spanish Speaking 272 25 9.3 5.4-15.4 36 12.5 8.4-18.4 73 26.1 20.3-32.8 138 52.1 44.6-59.4
Non-Hispanic 5,297 994 20.7 19.2-22.3 239 5.2 4.4- 6.1 1,879 27.9 26.4-29.5 2,185 46.2 44.3-48.1
AGE
18-24 237 62 24.0 18.4-30.7 18 7.7 4.6-12.5 22 9.7 6.2-15.1 135 58.5 51.1-65.6
25-34 652 134 21.6 17.8-25.9 59 8.2 6.2-10.8 108 17.8 14.6-21.7 351 52.4 47.8-57.0
35-44 1,003 191 18.8 16.1-21.9 47 4.8 3.4- 6.9 189 20.5 17.6-23.8 576 55.9 52.1-59.6
45-54 1,143 271 22.8 20.0-26.0 69 6.8 4.9- 9.4 317 27.5 24.5-30.8 486 42.9 39.4-46.4
55-64 1,168 225 17.8 15.4-20.4 50 4.3 3.1- 6.0 522 44.0 40.6-47.5 371 33.9 30.6-37.4
65-74 886 123 13.5 11.1-16.3 28 3.4 2.2- 5.2 493 56.1 52.3-59.9 242 27.0 23.7-30.5
75+ 573 22 4.1 2.6- 6.4 7 1.4 0.6- 3.1 336 57.1 52.1-61.9 208 37.4 32.7-42.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 927 232 26.4 22.3-31.0 67 7.9 5.7-10.8 350 28.5 24.8-32.6 278 37.1 32.4-42.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,712 387 24.5 21.7-27.5 93 6.7 5.1- 8.7 608 27.7 25.1-30.5 624 41.1 37.8-44.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,241 258 21.4 18.3-24.9 61 6.1 4.3- 8.6 443 27.7 24.6-31.1 479 44.8 40.7-48.9
College Graduate 1,792 152 8.3 6.8-10.0 58 3.6 2.6- 4.9 590 27.9 25.5-30.5 992 60.2 57.3-63.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 467 128 28.4 21.9-35.9 43 11.8 7.3-18.5 169 27.2 22.0-33.1 127 32.7 26.1-40.0
$15,000- 24,999 853 185 23.3 19.6-27.5 60 7.6 5.6-10.2 318 30.0 25.9-34.4 290 39.1 34.4-44.1
$25,000- 34,999 695 147 22.5 18.4-27.3 32 5.5 3.4- 8.5 240 26.4 22.6-30.5 276 45.7 40.6-50.9
$35,000- 49,999 867 189 22.0 18.5-25.9 35 5.1 3.4- 7.6 300 29.6 25.8-33.8 343 43.2 38.7-47.9
$50,000-74,999 829 141 20.5 16.6-25.1 26 4.2 2.5- 6.7 285 28.7 25.0-32.7 377 46.7 42.2-51.1
$75,000+ 1,291 136 11.1 9.0-13.6 47 4.7 3.1- 7.0 441 28.5 25.6-31.6 667 55.6 52.1-59.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,991 419 25.0 22.2-28.0 102 6.0 4.6- 7.6 834 33.8 31.1-36.6 636 35.2 32.2-38.3
No 3,501 577 16.9 15.2-18.7 165 5.8 4.7- 7.1 1,111 25.8 24.0-27.7 1,648 51.5 49.2-53.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,045 336 18.7 16.5-21.1 72 4.9 3.6- 6.8 982 42.4 39.7-45.2 655 34.0 31.3-36.8
Non-Veteran 3,625 694 19.7 17.9-21.6 204 6.1 5.1- 7.3 1,010 22.9 21.1-24.7 1,717 51.3 49.0-53.6

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.
Overall smoking prevalence estimates can be obtained by adding 'Smoke everyday' and 'Smoke somedays' rates.

^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.

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