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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,776 12,898 79.1 78.0-80.1 2,878 20.9 19.9-22.0
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,659 1,383 82.9 80.2-85.3 276 17.1 14.7-19.8
AGE
18-24 53 46 84.2 68.7-92.8 7 15.8 7.2-31.3
25-34 203 168 83.3 76.4-88.5 35 16.7 11.5-23.6
35-44 281 237 83.7 76.6-89.0 44 16.3 11.0-23.4
45-54 356 275 77.9 71.9-82.9 81 22.1 17.1-28.1
55-64 310 247 79.9 74.0-84.8 63 20.1 15.2-26.0
65-74 260 237 88.2 80.5-93.1 23 11.8 6.9-19.5
75+ 177 158 90.3 83.6-94.4 19 9.7 5.6-16.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 313 249 71.9 63.0-79.3 64 28.1 20.7-37.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 547 448 81.0 76.0-85.1 99 19.0 14.9-24.0
Some Post-H.S. 414 342 83.5 78.5-87.5 72 16.5 12.5-21.5
College Graduate 381 340 91.4 87.5-94.1 41 8.6 5.9-12.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 326 251 74.1 67.1-80.0 75 25.9 20.0-32.9
$15,000- 24,999 374 296 76.9 70.5-82.3 78 23.1 17.7-29.5
$25,000- 34,999 211 179 86.6 79.5-91.5 32 13.4 8.5-20.5
$35,000- 49,999 195 165 83.5 73.4-90.2 30 16.5 9.8-26.6
$50,000-74,999 164 147 88.9 81.2-93.7 17 11.1 6.3-18.8
$75,000+ 141 131 94.1 88.0-97.2 10 5.9 2.8-12.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 652 525 80.7 76.4-84.5 127 19.3 15.5-23.6
No 938 798 84.1 80.6-87.1 140 15.9 12.9-19.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 42 75.4 54.6-88.7 10 24.6 11.3-45.4
Non-Veteran 1,607 1,341 83.2 80.5-85.5 266 16.8 14.5-19.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

^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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