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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,667 2,183 33.9 32.2-35.6 695 11.9 10.6-13.3 4,789 54.3 52.5-56.0
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 594 186 36.7 31.5-42.2 90 16.3 12.2-21.3 318 47.0 41.6-52.6
AGE
18-24 7 4 61.1 23.7-88.8 3 38.9 11.2-76.3 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 47 26 61.0 44.3-75.5 9 15.6 7.6-29.2 12 23.4 12.1-40.4
35-44 69 35 42.9 28.4-58.6 9 23.3 9.9-45.6 25 33.9 20.8-50.0
45-54 165 52 31.6 23.3-41.3 29 16.1 9.9-24.9 84 52.3 42.1-62.4
55-64 130 39 33.2 24.0-44.0 24 13.1 8.2-20.4 67 53.6 42.9-64.1
65-74 100 16 22.6 12.2-38.0 7 7.0 2.9-16.2 77 70.4 55.7-81.8
75+ 65 12 18.6 9.1-34.4 7 10.9 5.0-22.2 46 70.5 55.1-82.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 139 44 40.2 28.7-53.0 20 19.1 9.6-34.4 75 40.7 30.1-52.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 201 70 40.8 32.1-50.2 29 14.2 8.4-23.1 102 45.0 36.1-54.1
Some Post-H.S. 137 48 39.8 29.4-51.2 24 16.3 9.8-25.8 65 43.9 33.0-55.4
College Graduate 116 24 19.8 12.3-30.3 17 17.0 9.7-28.3 75 63.2 51.1-73.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 144 50 42.0 31.5-53.2 25 16.9 10.4-26.3 69 41.1 31.0-52.1
$15,000- 24,999 148 62 48.1 37.5-58.8 16 11.4 5.5-22.1 70 40.6 30.5-51.5
$25,000- 34,999 71 21 39.6 25.2-56.1 11 8.0 4.1-15.2 39 52.3 36.8-67.5
$35,000- 49,999 60 16 20.0 10.7-34.2 14 33.3 16.3-56.1 30 46.7 28.7-65.6
$50,000-74,999 48 9 26.0 12.0-47.5 8 23.0 11.0-41.8 31 51.0 33.0-68.7
$75,000+ 35 7 17.0 7.4-34.5 3 11.2 2.9-34.7 25 71.9 51.3-86.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 289 86 32.4 25.6-40.0 41 13.5 8.9-19.9 162 54.2 46.3-61.8
No 282 93 39.4 31.9-47.3 47 19.6 13.3-27.8 142 41.1 33.8-48.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 17 2 13.2 3.1-42.2 8 59.8 30.6-83.4 7 27.0 10.0-55.2
Non-Veteran 577 184 37.6 32.3-43.3 82 14.5 10.7-19.3 311 47.9 42.3-53.5

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

^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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