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2007 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 7,294 1,149 17.4 16.1-18.8 291 4.9 4.1- 5.7 1,958 23.9 22.6-25.2 3,896 53.9 52.2-55.6
AGE
18-24 171 38 21.8 14.9-30.7 7 6.0 2.6-13.4 20 8.4 5.0-13.8 106 63.9 54.3-72.4
25-34 666 144 18.8 15.6-22.5 43 7.4 5.2-10.5 132 21.6 17.8-26.1 347 52.1 47.3-56.9
35-44 1,072 228 23.0 19.9-26.5 49 5.6 4.1- 7.6 229 20.8 18.1-23.9 566 50.5 46.8-54.2
45-54 1,388 285 19.7 17.2-22.3 63 4.8 3.6- 6.5 320 22.8 20.1-25.6 720 52.8 49.5-56.0
55-64 1,522 253 16.5 14.3-18.9 59 3.9 2.9- 5.3 448 28.6 25.9-31.5 762 51.1 48.0-54.1
65-74 1,281 139 10.3 8.5-12.6 53 3.6 2.6- 4.9 451 35.6 32.4-38.9 638 50.5 47.1-53.8
75+ 1,153 58 5.7 4.2- 7.7 16 1.2 0.7- 2.0 348 30.3 27.1-33.7 731 62.9 59.4-66.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 848 231 37.3 32.4-42.5 36 3.0 2.0- 4.5 205 20.4 17.1-24.1 376 39.3 34.5-44.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,192 418 21.6 19.1-24.3 82 5.7 4.0- 8.1 568 23.4 21.1-25.9 1,124 49.3 46.1-52.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,020 336 18.0 15.4-20.9 110 6.6 5.1- 8.4 589 24.8 22.3-27.6 985 50.6 47.2-54.0
College Graduate 2,226 163 7.3 5.9- 8.9 63 3.1 2.3- 4.2 594 24.4 22.1-26.9 1,406 65.2 62.5-67.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 748 187 31.8 26.8-37.2 40 5.7 3.3- 9.7 184 19.5 16.4-23.0 337 43.0 38.0-48.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,087 280 29.2 25.4-33.4 43 4.7 3.3- 6.7 298 22.4 19.2-25.9 466 43.7 38.7-48.8
$25,000- 34,999 733 126 21.6 17.5-26.4 26 4.7 3.0- 7.3 191 23.7 19.8-28.0 390 50.1 45.1-55.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,036 170 18.9 15.6-22.6 34 5.0 2.8- 8.7 297 25.3 21.9-28.9 535 50.9 46.4-55.4
$50,000-74,999 1,065 135 13.6 11.1-16.5 49 5.4 3.7- 7.8 306 26.3 23.0-29.8 575 54.8 50.7-58.7
$75,000+ 1,445 108 7.8 6.0-10.0 60 4.9 3.6- 6.6 386 24.0 21.3-26.9 891 63.3 60.0-66.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,662 508 24.0 21.5-26.7 117 5.2 4.0- 6.6 754 25.5 23.4-27.8 1,283 45.3 42.6-48.1
No 4,387 605 14.4 12.9-16.0 163 4.5 3.6- 5.6 1,142 23.1 21.5-24.8 2,477 58.1 55.9-60.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 156 26 16.2 10.5-24.3 12 6.1 3.2-11.1 39 25.3 17.9-34.4 79 52.4 42.8-61.8
Non-Veteran 7,138 1,123 17.4 16.1-18.8 279 4.8 4.1- 5.7 1,919 23.8 22.5-25.2 3,817 53.9 52.2-55.6

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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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