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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 389 104 32.4 25.4-40.3 71 23.5 17.0-31.4 214 44.1 36.8-51.7
AGE
18-24 15 7 43.3 18.8-71.5 7 41.5 17.4-70.6 1 15.2 2.2-58.4
25-34 25 15 67.0 44.3-83.8 4 10.7 3.5-28.3 6 22.3 9.4-44.4
35-44 52 14 26.1 14.9-41.7 17 40.8 25.5-58.1 21 33.1 20.5-48.7
45-54 93 31 31.2 20.8-44.1 24 25.0 15.4-37.9 38 43.8 31.0-57.4
55-64 98 22 26.0 16.2-38.9 12 9.4 4.9-17.3 64 64.6 52.1-75.4
65-74 64 13 18.4 10.2-30.8 5 9.1 3.5-21.6 46 72.5 58.7-83.0
75+ 41 2 3.2 0.7-13.7 1 1.8 0.2-11.7 38 95.0 84.4-98.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 89 22 31.4 19.8-45.9 13 20.9 10.5-37.1 54 47.8 34.8-61.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 174 50 33.2 23.0-45.3 37 27.1 17.2-39.9 87 39.7 29.1-51.3
Some Post-H.S. 82 26 43.6 29.0-59.4 15 16.0 8.1-29.1 41 40.4 27.5-54.9
College Graduate 43 6 9.9 3.6-24.5 6 21.6 9.7-41.3 31 68.6 49.9-82.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 70 23 44.0 28.1-61.2 12 21.0 10.7-37.2 35 35.0 22.3-50.2
$15,000- 24,999 88 23 32.2 18.1-50.4 18 21.7 11.3-37.8 47 46.1 29.5-63.6
$25,000- 34,999 54 18 30.0 15.8-49.4 12 36.6 15.3-64.9 24 33.4 18.3-52.9
$35,000- 49,999 68 14 21.0 10.9-36.7 12 21.9 10.9-39.0 42 57.1 40.9-71.9
$50,000-74,999 40 9 23.4 9.5-47.1 6 21.2 7.9-45.5 25 55.5 34.4-74.7
$75,000+ 29 3 12.2 3.8-32.8 5 13.4 5.2-30.1 21 74.5 54.3-87.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 183 48 30.7 21.8-41.4 26 21.8 11.9-36.4 109 47.5 37.0-58.2
No 185 50 33.6 23.3-45.7 39 24.2 16.2-34.5 96 42.2 31.8-53.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 32 22.0 14.3-32.3 22 24.3 11.5-44.1 86 53.8 39.8-67.2
Non-Veteran 249 72 36.5 27.7-46.3 49 23.2 16.4-31.6 128 40.3 31.8-49.5

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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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