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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN 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
AGE
18-24 35 7 23.2 9.9-45.2 3 11.8 2.7-39.3 2 9.7 2.4-31.9 23 55.4 35.0-74.1
25-34 99 21 22.7 13.9-34.8 3 3.3 1.0-10.2 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7 74 72.5 60.5-82.0
35-44 137 24 18.6 11.9-28.0 4 2.7 0.9- 8.0 0 0.0 . - . 109 78.7 69.2-85.9
45-54 191 58 31.7 23.8-40.7 8 7.5 3.3-16.0 3 4.9 1.5-14.8 122 56.0 46.6-65.1
55-64 143 40 28.2 20.4-37.6 5 4.8 1.5-14.6 0 0.0 . - . 98 67.0 57.1-75.6
65-74 92 24 27.0 17.8-38.7 3 7.3 2.2-21.8 0 0.0 . - . 65 65.7 53.1-76.5
75+ 60 14 25.6 14.0-42.1 3 7.3 2.2-22.1 0 0.0 . - . 43 67.1 50.8-80.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 122 35 25.1 17.6-34.5 13 13.8 7.6-23.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.0 73 59.8 49.0-69.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 253 66 22.5 17.0-29.2 12 9.0 4.0-19.0 4 6.1 2.3-15.4 171 62.4 53.5-70.6
Some Post-H.S. 211 58 28.4 21.1-37.0 4 3.4 1.2- 9.7 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5 148 67.2 58.4-75.0
College Graduate 178 31 24.3 15.6-35.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 147 75.7 64.2-84.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 108 30 25.6 17.4-35.9 8 11.7 5.5-23.2 2 5.2 1.2-20.3 68 57.5 45.8-68.4
$15,000- 24,999 142 47 34.2 24.3-45.6 4 4.9 1.5-14.8 3 8.2 2.6-23.0 88 52.7 41.4-63.8
$25,000- 34,999 99 27 32.1 20.6-46.3 4 6.2 2.1-16.8 1 2.1 0.3-13.7 67 59.6 46.0-71.8
$35,000- 49,999 92 19 21.4 12.6-33.9 6 5.1 2.1-11.7 0 0.0 . - . 67 73.5 61.0-83.1
$50,000-74,999 102 18 18.2 10.5-29.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 84 81.8 70.1-89.5
$75,000+ 111 17 16.6 8.3-30.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 94 83.4 69.5-91.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 279 79 30.2 23.7-37.5 15 7.8 4.3-14.0 3 3.5 1.1-10.7 182 58.5 50.8-65.9
No 482 110 22.6 17.9-28.2 14 4.8 2.3- 9.8 3 1.9 0.6- 6.3 355 70.7 64.5-76.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 25 7 30.5 12.6-57.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 11.0 1.6-48.3 17 58.6 33.0-80.2
Non-Veteran 739 183 24.8 20.9-29.3 29 6.0 3.7- 9.7 5 2.0 0.8- 5.2 522 67.1 62.2-71.7

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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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