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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 727 552 71.5 66.0-76.4 175 28.5 23.6-34.0
AGE
18-24 29 15 44.9 24.7-66.9 14 55.1 33.1-75.3
25-34 69 50 71.0 55.5-82.7 19 29.0 17.3-44.5
35-44 133 102 72.5 61.8-81.1 31 27.5 18.9-38.2
45-54 180 125 72.2 63.3-79.7 55 27.8 20.3-36.7
55-64 154 120 80.0 71.1-86.7 34 20.0 13.3-28.9
65-74 93 75 80.0 69.2-87.7 18 20.0 12.3-30.8
75+ 62 59 96.7 89.5-99.0 3 3.3 1.0-10.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 94 68.4 55.2-79.1 35 31.6 20.9-44.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 289 202 60.9 51.5-69.5 87 39.1 30.5-48.5
Some Post-H.S. 173 132 76.1 66.2-83.9 41 23.9 16.1-33.8
College Graduate 133 121 91.3 83.8-95.6 12 8.7 4.4-16.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 70 52.8 39.0-66.2 35 47.2 33.8-61.0
$15,000- 24,999 136 95 65.0 50.9-76.9 41 35.0 23.1-49.1
$25,000- 34,999 93 63 58.8 40.9-74.7 30 41.2 25.3-59.1
$35,000- 49,999 130 104 79.6 68.9-87.3 26 20.4 12.7-31.1
$50,000-74,999 88 73 82.7 68.9-91.2 15 17.3 8.8-31.1
$75,000+ 101 93 94.2 88.1-97.2 8 5.8 2.8-11.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 295 221 67.6 58.3-75.8 74 32.4 24.2-41.7
No 392 303 73.9 66.6-80.1 89 26.1 19.9-33.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 244 190 77.2 66.5-85.2 54 22.8 14.8-33.5
Non-Veteran 483 362 69.1 62.5-75.0 121 30.9 25.0-37.5

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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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