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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Not including yourself, how many of the adults who live in your household smoke cigarettes, cigars or pipes?

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  Total
Respond.^
One adult Two adults Three or more adults No adults
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,245 1,870 18.8 17.7-19.9 257 4.1 3.4- 4.9 66 1.6 1.1- 2.3 8,052 75.5 74.2-76.8
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,237 269 21.6 18.6-24.9 42 5.3 3.5- 8.0 11 2.5 1.2- 5.3 915 70.6 66.7-74.2
GENDER
Males 473 79 18.2 13.9-23.3 13 4.8 2.4- 9.6 5 2.6 0.8- 8.4 376 74.4 68.1-79.8
Females 764 190 25.1 21.1-29.4 29 5.8 3.5- 9.3 6 2.4 1.0- 5.6 539 66.7 61.9-71.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 1 6.2 0.8-34.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 93.8 65.3-99.2
Non-Hispanic 1,219 268 21.8 18.8-25.2 42 5.4 3.5- 8.1 11 2.6 1.2- 5.3 898 70.3 66.3-73.9
AGE
18-24 59 18 29.3 17.5-44.7 7 12.6 5.3-26.9 3 9.5 2.8-27.9 31 48.6 32.8-64.8
25-34 143 26 15.9 10.1-24.0 4 5.5 1.5-18.8 3 3.7 1.1-11.4 110 74.9 64.3-83.2
35-44 239 43 17.9 12.9-24.3 7 2.8 1.1- 6.6 0 0.0 . - . 189 79.3 72.6-84.8
45-54 315 77 26.4 20.0-33.8 9 4.0 1.9- 8.4 3 2.3 0.7- 7.4 226 67.3 59.7-74.1
55-64 235 52 20.5 15.2-27.1 8 4.6 1.8-11.3 2 0.7 0.2- 3.5 173 74.2 66.7-80.5
65-74 144 35 24.4 17.3-33.2 3 4.1 1.2-13.1 0 0.0 . - . 106 71.5 62.1-79.4
75+ 93 15 16.3 8.8-28.2 4 5.0 1.6-14.3 0 0.0 . - . 74 78.7 66.4-87.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 185 50 24.6 17.7-33.2 17 11.0 6.3-18.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 117 63.6 53.9-72.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 443 101 19.5 15.2-24.6 20 9.0 5.0-15.5 8 5.8 2.5-12.7 314 65.8 58.6-72.3
Some Post-H.S. 339 83 28.0 21.7-35.2 5 1.9 0.7- 5.4 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 249 69.3 62.1-75.7
College Graduate 269 35 15.4 9.9-23.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 234 84.6 76.8-90.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 158 41 26.2 17.6-37.1 11 10.0 5.0-19.0 3 3.5 1.0-11.9 103 60.2 49.4-70.1
$15,000- 24,999 216 64 27.6 20.0-36.9 7 6.8 2.3-18.9 4 5.9 2.1-15.0 141 59.7 48.9-69.6
$25,000- 34,999 158 42 29.1 20.2-40.0 4 3.4 1.1- 9.6 2 2.7 0.7-10.3 110 64.9 53.6-74.6
$35,000- 49,999 185 32 16.4 10.9-24.0 9 4.2 1.7-10.0 0 0.0 . - . 144 79.4 71.3-85.7
$50,000-74,999 163 28 19.0 11.5-29.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 135 81.0 70.3-88.5
$75,000+ 201 20 11.1 5.9-19.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 181 88.9 80.1-94.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 459 111 25.5 20.5-31.3 20 6.0 3.5-10.1 4 2.6 0.9- 7.0 324 65.9 59.7-71.7
No 769 157 19.7 16.1-23.9 22 5.0 2.7- 8.8 7 2.5 0.9- 6.7 583 72.8 67.7-77.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 188 30 13.5 8.8-20.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.4 0.2- 8.2 156 85.1 77.9-90.2
Non-Veteran 1,049 239 23.3 19.9-27.1 42 6.4 4.2- 9.6 9 2.8 1.2- 6.1 759 67.5 63.1-71.6

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^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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