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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 473 79 18.2 13.9-23.3 13 4.8 2.4- 9.6 5 2.6 0.8- 8.4 376 74.4 68.1-79.8
AGE
18-24 24 11 33.9 16.9-56.5 4 13.2 4.6-32.6 1 9.3 1.3-43.8 8 43.5 21.5-68.5
25-34 44 5 6.9 2.7-16.5 1 8.4 1.2-40.2 2 6.6 1.6-23.5 36 78.0 57.1-90.5
35-44 102 19 17.3 10.7-26.9 3 2.9 0.8-10.2 0 0.0 . - . 80 79.8 69.8-87.1
45-54 124 19 21.5 12.6-34.3 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 0 0.0 . - . 104 77.7 64.9-86.7
55-64 92 12 12.6 6.7-22.5 3 4.3 0.9-17.7 2 1.5 0.3- 6.9 75 81.6 69.8-89.5
65-74 52 11 21.0 11.4-35.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 41 79.0 64.4-88.6
75+ 33 1 2.0 0.3-13.1 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 0 0.0 . - . 31 96.7 87.0-99.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 63 15 24.0 12.8-40.6 4 7.3 2.1-22.4 0 0.0 . - . 44 68.7 51.0-82.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 190 35 17.3 11.6-25.2 8 8.9 4.0-19.0 4 5.6 1.6-17.8 143 68.1 57.4-77.2
Some Post-H.S. 128 25 27.5 17.8-40.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 101 71.7 59.3-81.6
College Graduate 91 4 3.8 1.2-11.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 87 96.2 89.0-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 50 11 27.0 12.6-48.8 3 8.0 2.0-27.1 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8 35 63.6 43.5-79.8
$15,000- 24,999 74 17 20.9 11.3-35.6 3 8.8 1.8-34.2 1 3.5 0.5-21.1 53 66.7 48.3-81.2
$25,000- 34,999 59 15 25.5 13.8-42.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.4 0.5-20.5 43 71.1 53.5-84.0
$35,000- 49,999 93 13 13.0 6.8-23.4 3 3.5 0.7-16.2 0 0.0 . - . 77 83.5 71.9-91.0
$50,000-74,999 61 10 19.7 8.8-38.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 51 80.3 61.5-91.2
$75,000+ 90 3 6.1 1.6-20.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 87 93.9 79.7-98.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 180 32 21.2 14.2-30.4 5 4.3 1.5-11.6 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 142 72.8 62.9-80.9
No 287 47 16.7 11.7-23.3 8 5.1 2.0-12.4 4 3.2 0.7-12.5 228 75.0 66.6-81.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 163 23 11.2 6.9-17.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.1 0.0- 1.1 139 88.7 82.3-92.9
Non-Veteran 310 56 21.2 15.6-28.2 13 6.9 3.4-13.6 4 3.8 1.1-11.9 237 68.1 59.9-75.3

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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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