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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-WHITE FEMALES

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 7,389 1,097 15.9 14.8-17.1 291 4.2 3.6- 4.9 1,853 23.1 21.9-24.4 4,148 56.8 55.2-58.3
AGE
18-24 211 50 22.5 16.6-29.7 17 6.4 3.7-10.8 23 12.2 7.7-18.8 121 58.9 50.6-66.8
25-34 752 158 21.1 17.8-24.8 45 6.0 4.2- 8.3 122 18.0 14.9-21.6 427 54.9 50.7-59.1
35-44 1,183 235 18.9 16.4-21.6 51 4.1 3.0- 5.7 207 17.2 14.8-19.9 690 59.7 56.4-63.0
45-54 1,466 271 17.2 15.0-19.6 70 5.0 3.7- 6.6 372 25.5 23.0-28.3 753 52.3 49.2-55.4
55-64 1,499 220 14.1 12.1-16.3 53 3.1 2.3- 4.3 425 28.2 25.6-31.0 801 54.6 51.6-57.6
65-74 1,191 119 9.4 7.6-11.5 34 2.3 1.6- 3.3 404 34.4 31.2-37.7 634 54.0 50.6-57.3
75+ 1,026 36 3.4 2.3- 5.1 19 1.8 1.1- 3.1 288 29.3 26.0-32.9 683 65.4 61.8-68.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 865 170 24.3 20.0-29.1 51 6.3 4.4- 9.1 212 22.2 19.0-25.9 432 47.2 42.4-51.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,176 400 20.2 17.9-22.7 79 4.0 3.0- 5.2 538 23.8 21.4-26.4 1,159 52.0 48.9-55.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,025 347 19.0 16.7-21.6 84 4.5 3.4- 6.0 518 22.9 20.7-25.4 1,076 53.5 50.5-56.6
College Graduate 2,304 178 7.0 5.8- 8.3 76 3.5 2.6- 4.7 582 22.8 20.8-24.9 1,468 66.7 64.3-69.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 794 174 26.3 22.0-31.0 40 6.4 4.1- 9.9 205 23.9 20.2-28.2 375 43.4 38.8-48.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,101 218 22.8 19.5-26.4 44 4.2 3.0- 5.9 276 22.9 20.0-26.2 563 50.1 46.1-54.1
$25,000- 34,999 849 148 17.7 14.6-21.4 40 5.2 3.4- 8.1 226 26.0 22.0-30.5 435 51.0 46.3-55.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,061 188 19.1 16.1-22.5 42 4.2 2.9- 6.1 245 20.3 17.2-23.7 586 56.4 52.3-60.4
$50,000-74,999 991 139 15.0 12.1-18.4 33 3.4 2.3- 5.1 265 25.6 22.4-29.0 554 56.0 52.0-60.0
$75,000+ 1,387 103 7.0 5.6- 8.6 44 3.5 2.4- 4.9 345 23.7 21.1-26.4 895 65.9 62.9-68.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,725 460 19.3 17.2-21.5 119 5.3 4.1- 6.7 804 27.3 25.2-29.5 1,342 48.1 45.6-50.7
No 4,487 614 14.2 12.9-15.7 166 3.8 3.1- 4.6 1,016 21.2 19.7-22.9 2,691 60.7 58.8-62.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 145 35 28.5 19.8-39.2 9 11.2 4.9-23.6 46 29.4 21.3-39.2 55 30.8 22.5-40.6
Non-Veteran 7,236 1,060 15.7 14.5-16.9 282 4.1 3.5- 4.7 1,807 23.0 21.7-24.3 4,087 57.3 55.7-58.8

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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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