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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,720 1,205 45.1 42.1-48.0 1,515 54.9 52.0-57.9
GENDER
Male 1,159 463 41.2 37.0-45.6 696 58.8 54.4-63.0
Female 1,561 742 49.7 45.9-53.6 819 50.3 46.4-54.1
RACE
White 2,110 936 45.9 42.7-49.2 1,174 54.1 50.8-57.3
African American 417 198 48.1 40.4-55.9 219 51.9 44.1-59.6
Asian 9 1 9.9 1.3-47.4 8 90.1 52.6-98.7
Native American 88 38 47.3 33.7-61.4 50 52.7 38.6-66.3
Other Minorities 85 29 27.4 14.7-45.0 56 72.6 55.0-85.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 74 16 18.8 9.1-34.9 58 81.2 65.1-90.9
-English Speaking 37 12 32.7 16.4-54.6 25 67.3 45.4-83.6
-Spanish Speaking 37 4 13.4 3.8-37.5 33 86.6 62.5-96.2
Non-Hispanic 2,639 1,186 46.6 43.6-49.6 1,453 53.4 50.4-56.4
AGE
18-24 106 52 49.7 37.8-61.7 54 50.3 38.3-62.2
25-34 328 164 46.0 39.2-53.1 164 54.0 46.9-60.8
35-44 489 233 45.7 40.0-51.5 256 54.3 48.5-60.0
45-54 728 317 44.0 39.4-48.7 411 56.0 51.3-60.6
55-64 620 252 42.7 37.7-47.9 368 57.3 52.1-62.3
65-74 334 141 40.1 33.6-47.0 193 59.9 53.0-66.4
75+ 100 38 30.3 21.0-41.6 62 69.7 58.4-79.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 503 185 40.0 33.4-46.9 318 60.0 53.1-66.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,005 417 40.5 35.6-45.6 588 59.5 54.4-64.4
Some Post-H.S. 762 375 50.2 45.0-55.5 387 49.8 44.5-55.0
College Graduate 446 228 55.9 49.6-62.1 218 44.1 37.9-50.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 490 185 39.1 31.6-47.0 305 60.9 53.0-68.4
$15,000- 24,999 582 260 44.5 38.2-51.0 322 55.5 49.0-61.8
$25,000- 34,999 332 156 42.9 34.6-51.5 176 57.1 48.5-65.4
$35,000- 49,999 399 188 48.6 41.7-55.6 211 51.4 44.4-58.3
$50,000-74,999 329 159 49.0 41.8-56.2 170 51.0 43.8-58.2
$75,000+ 325 168 52.9 44.5-61.0 157 47.1 39.0-55.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,220 511 42.9 38.5-47.5 709 57.1 52.5-61.5
No 1,482 689 47.0 43.1-50.9 793 53.0 49.1-56.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 394 173 46.2 38.6-53.9 221 53.8 46.1-61.4
Non-Veteran 2,325 1,032 44.9 41.8-48.1 1,293 55.1 51.9-58.2

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking daily or occasionally.

^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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