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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,720 1,205 45.1 42.1-48.0 1,515 54.9 52.0-57.9
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 417 198 48.1 40.4-55.9 219 51.9 44.1-59.6
GENDER
Males 160 70 46.6 35.0-58.6 90 53.4 41.4-65.0
Females 257 128 50.3 42.1-58.5 129 49.7 41.5-57.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 1 67.4 11.4-97.1 1 32.6 2.9-88.6
Non-Hispanic 413 195 47.9 40.1-55.7 218 52.1 44.3-59.9
AGE
18-24 18 7 31.7 12.9-59.3 11 68.3 40.7-87.1
25-34 52 32 59.4 41.2-75.3 20 40.6 24.7-58.8
35-44 67 35 54.9 38.9-69.9 32 45.1 30.1-61.1
45-54 126 61 51.4 40.1-62.6 65 48.6 37.4-59.9
55-64 90 41 49.3 36.5-62.3 49 50.7 37.7-63.5
65-74 40 12 34.3 18.2-55.2 28 65.7 44.8-81.8
75+ 20 7 18.4 7.4-38.8 13 81.6 61.2-92.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 91 38 51.0 37.1-64.7 53 49.0 35.3-62.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 171 76 43.9 32.0-56.6 95 56.1 43.4-68.0
Some Post-H.S. 104 55 49.4 35.7-63.1 49 50.6 36.9-64.3
College Graduate 51 29 63.7 44.5-79.3 22 36.3 20.7-55.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 104 40 47.4 33.1-62.2 64 52.6 37.8-66.9
$15,000- 24,999 113 61 54.2 39.9-67.9 52 45.8 32.1-60.1
$25,000- 34,999 54 19 22.9 11.0-41.8 35 77.1 58.2-89.0
$35,000- 49,999 53 28 61.7 42.2-78.1 25 38.3 21.9-57.8
$50,000-74,999 31 18 50.8 27.6-73.6 13 49.2 26.4-72.4
$75,000+ 18 13 75.6 49.5-90.8 5 24.4 9.2-50.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 191 77 40.1 29.5-51.7 114 59.9 48.3-70.5
No 222 119 53.6 43.3-63.5 103 46.4 36.5-56.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 60 27 34.5 18.9-54.4 33 65.5 45.6-81.1
Non-Veteran 357 171 50.8 42.7-59.0 186 49.2 41.0-57.3

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking daily or occasionally.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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