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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN FEMALES 1,659 594 32.3 29.3-35.5 1,065 67.7 64.5-70.7
AGE
18-24 53 7 15.8 7.2-31.3 46 84.2 68.7-92.8
25-34 203 47 21.8 15.8-29.2 156 78.2 70.8-84.2
35-44 281 69 24.6 18.3-32.1 212 75.4 67.9-81.7
45-54 356 165 46.4 39.5-53.5 191 53.6 46.5-60.5
55-64 310 130 43.3 36.5-50.4 180 56.7 49.6-63.5
65-74 260 100 39.9 32.3-48.0 160 60.1 52.0-67.7
75+ 177 65 32.9 25.0-41.9 112 67.1 58.1-75.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 313 139 47.4 39.7-55.2 174 52.6 44.8-60.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 547 201 34.6 29.3-40.3 346 65.4 59.7-70.7
Some Post-H.S. 414 137 29.4 23.9-35.5 277 70.6 64.5-76.1
College Graduate 381 116 23.5 18.5-29.2 265 76.5 70.8-81.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 326 144 44.0 37.0-51.3 182 56.0 48.7-63.0
$15,000- 24,999 374 148 38.9 32.1-46.1 226 61.1 53.9-67.9
$25,000- 34,999 211 71 28.2 21.0-36.7 140 71.8 63.3-79.0
$35,000- 49,999 195 60 31.0 22.3-41.3 135 69.0 58.7-77.7
$50,000-74,999 164 48 22.7 15.9-31.3 116 77.3 68.7-84.1
$75,000+ 141 35 21.0 14.1-30.1 106 79.0 69.9-85.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 652 289 42.0 36.9-47.3 363 58.0 52.7-63.1
No 938 282 26.9 23.3-30.9 656 73.1 69.1-76.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 17 33.6 18.5-53.2 35 66.4 46.8-81.5
Non-Veteran 1,607 577 32.3 29.2-35.5 1,030 67.7 64.5-70.8

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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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