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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,781 7,672 45.7 44.5-46.9 8,109 54.3 53.1-55.5
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,386 983 40.9 37.9-44.0 1,403 59.1 56.0-62.1
GENDER
Males 727 389 51.1 45.8-56.3 338 48.9 43.7-54.2
Females 1,659 594 32.3 29.3-35.5 1,065 67.7 64.5-70.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 7 41.9 17.9-70.4 18 58.1 29.6-82.1
Non-Hispanic 2,349 970 40.8 37.8-43.9 1,379 59.2 56.1-62.2
AGE
18-24 82 22 42.7 28.6-58.0 60 57.3 42.0-71.4
25-34 272 72 28.1 21.5-35.8 200 71.9 64.2-78.5
35-44 414 121 32.7 26.8-39.2 293 67.3 60.8-73.2
45-54 536 258 47.9 42.0-53.9 278 52.1 46.1-58.0
55-64 464 228 49.3 43.3-55.3 236 50.7 44.7-56.7
65-74 353 164 53.2 46.5-59.7 189 46.8 40.3-53.5
75+ 239 106 44.5 36.4-52.9 133 55.5 47.1-63.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 442 228 52.9 45.5-60.2 214 47.1 39.8-54.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 836 375 50.7 45.2-56.1 461 49.3 43.9-54.8
Some Post-H.S. 587 219 33.8 28.8-39.2 368 66.2 60.8-71.2
College Graduate 514 159 25.1 20.6-30.2 355 74.9 69.8-79.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 431 214 55.1 48.3-61.7 217 44.9 38.3-51.7
$15,000- 24,999 510 236 50.3 42.9-57.7 274 49.7 42.3-57.1
$25,000- 34,999 304 125 42.4 33.8-51.6 179 57.6 48.4-66.2
$35,000- 49,999 325 128 39.9 32.9-47.5 197 60.1 52.5-67.1
$50,000-74,999 252 88 30.8 23.6-39.0 164 69.2 61.0-76.4
$75,000+ 242 64 21.9 16.4-28.6 178 78.1 71.4-83.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 947 472 51.3 46.5-56.1 475 48.7 43.9-53.5
No 1,330 467 35.1 31.2-39.2 863 64.9 60.8-68.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 296 157 47.2 39.0-55.6 139 52.8 44.4-61.0
Non-Veteran 2,090 826 39.7 36.5-43.0 1,264 60.3 57.0-63.5

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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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