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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 727 389 51.1 45.8-56.3 338 48.9 43.7-54.2
AGE
18-24 29 15 65.0 43.3-81.9 14 35.0 18.1-56.7
25-34 69 25 37.4 24.6-52.2 44 62.6 47.8-75.4
35-44 133 52 41.1 31.4-51.6 81 58.9 48.4-68.6
45-54 180 93 49.5 39.9-59.1 87 50.5 40.9-60.1
55-64 154 98 56.5 45.8-66.6 56 43.5 33.4-54.2
65-74 93 64 72.6 61.7-81.3 29 27.4 18.7-38.3
75+ 62 41 65.7 48.8-79.4 21 34.3 20.6-51.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 89 60.6 45.1-74.2 40 39.4 25.8-54.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 289 174 64.9 56.9-72.1 115 35.1 27.9-43.1
Some Post-H.S. 173 82 40.0 31.0-49.8 91 60.0 50.2-69.0
College Graduate 133 43 27.5 19.6-37.2 90 72.5 62.8-80.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 70 72.6 59.8-82.6 35 27.4 17.4-40.2
$15,000- 24,999 136 88 64.9 50.7-76.8 48 35.1 23.2-49.3
$25,000- 34,999 93 54 61.8 46.7-74.9 39 38.2 25.1-53.3
$35,000- 49,999 130 68 47.6 37.1-58.4 62 52.4 41.6-62.9
$50,000-74,999 88 40 38.8 26.7-52.5 48 61.2 47.5-73.3
$75,000+ 101 29 22.9 15.0-33.4 72 77.1 66.6-85.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 295 183 61.6 53.5-69.1 112 38.4 30.9-46.5
No 392 185 45.2 38.1-52.4 207 54.8 47.6-61.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 244 140 49.4 40.3-58.5 104 50.6 41.5-59.7
Non-Veteran 483 249 51.8 45.4-58.1 234 48.2 41.9-54.6

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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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