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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 4,377 652 15.9 14.3-17.5 102 4.2 3.2- 5.4 25 1.5 0.9- 2.6 3,598 78.5 76.5-80.3
Female 5,868 1,218 21.9 20.4-23.4 155 4.0 3.1- 5.0 41 1.7 1.1- 2.6 4,454 72.5 70.7-74.2
RACE
White 8,195 1,474 19.1 17.9-20.4 182 3.7 3.0- 4.5 46 1.2 0.8- 1.9 6,493 76.0 74.5-77.4
African American 1,237 269 21.6 18.6-24.9 42 5.3 3.5- 8.0 11 2.5 1.2- 5.3 915 70.6 66.7-74.2
Asian 81 8 12.3 4.3-30.6 2 2.6 0.5-12.7 0 0.0 . - . 71 85.1 67.6-94.0
Native American 190 47 23.6 17.0-31.8 13 8.5 4.2-16.4 3 3.8 1.0-12.8 127 64.1 54.7-72.5
Other Minorities 506 63 11.8 8.5-16.3 16 4.5 2.3- 8.8 6 2.6 0.9- 7.0 421 81.1 75.3-85.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 489 66 11.2 8.1-15.3 13 3.2 1.6- 6.4 6 2.8 1.0- 7.6 404 82.8 77.4-87.1
-English Speaking 154 30 16.8 9.9-27.2 3 2.3 0.7- 7.5 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 120 79.1 68.0-87.1
-Spanish Speaking 335 36 9.5 6.2-14.1 10 3.5 1.6- 7.7 5 3.1 1.0- 9.6 284 83.9 77.5-88.8
Non-Hispanic 9,734 1,801 19.6 18.4-20.7 244 4.2 3.5- 5.0 60 1.5 1.0- 2.1 7,629 74.8 73.4-76.1
AGE
18-24 405 103 21.7 17.4-26.8 28 8.6 5.5-13.2 12 5.4 2.8-10.1 262 64.2 58.0-70.0
25-34 1,143 239 20.2 17.4-23.3 28 4.0 2.5- 6.3 11 1.3 0.7- 2.7 865 74.5 71.0-77.7
35-44 1,781 329 17.4 15.4-19.6 38 2.5 1.7- 3.7 8 0.5 0.2- 1.2 1,406 79.6 77.2-81.8
45-54 2,184 467 20.9 18.8-23.1 79 4.8 3.7- 6.2 15 1.5 0.7- 2.8 1,623 72.9 70.4-75.2
55-64 2,271 427 19.3 17.3-21.3 42 2.6 1.7- 3.8 17 1.3 0.7- 2.2 1,785 76.9 74.6-79.0
65-74 1,602 223 14.1 12.2-16.3 27 2.8 1.8- 4.3 2 0.2 0.0- 1.0 1,350 82.9 80.5-85.1
75+ 813 78 10.8 8.3-14.0 14 2.3 1.3- 4.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 720 86.8 83.5-89.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,248 284 21.8 18.5-25.5 70 6.4 4.7- 8.6 19 3.4 1.8- 6.2 875 68.4 64.2-72.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,943 617 21.4 19.2-23.7 108 7.3 5.5- 9.5 28 2.8 1.6- 4.8 2,190 68.6 65.7-71.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,734 574 22.4 20.3-24.8 56 2.8 1.9- 4.2 12 0.8 0.4- 1.6 2,092 73.9 71.4-76.3
College Graduate 3,303 395 11.9 10.5-13.5 23 1.0 0.6- 1.7 7 0.3 0.1- 0.7 2,878 86.8 85.2-88.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 661 171 27.2 22.0-33.1 49 10.0 6.5-15.1 12 3.5 1.5- 8.1 429 59.3 53.1-65.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,304 308 22.3 19.2-25.8 50 6.7 4.5-10.1 20 3.0 1.7- 5.3 926 67.9 63.6-71.9
$25,000- 34,999 987 205 21.4 18.0-25.2 45 5.6 3.9- 8.0 6 1.9 0.8- 4.4 731 71.1 66.8-75.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,434 305 22.6 19.7-25.8 31 3.0 1.8- 4.8 6 0.5 0.2- 1.3 1,092 73.9 70.6-77.0
$50,000-74,999 1,756 296 18.0 15.6-20.6 19 1.8 1.0- 3.5 6 0.3 0.1- 0.8 1,435 79.8 77.0-82.4
$75,000+ 2,802 354 11.8 10.3-13.5 27 1.4 0.8- 2.6 4 0.6 0.1- 2.8 2,417 86.1 84.1-88.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,373 733 23.1 21.1-25.2 128 5.7 4.5- 7.3 30 2.7 1.5- 4.6 2,482 68.6 66.1-70.9
No 6,817 1,129 17.0 15.8-18.4 128 3.4 2.6- 4.3 34 1.2 0.7- 1.8 5,526 78.4 76.9-79.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,669 246 15.8 13.5-18.3 23 2.5 1.5- 4.2 9 1.2 0.6- 2.8 1,391 80.5 77.6-83.1
Non-Veteran 8,569 1,624 19.3 18.1-20.6 234 4.3 3.6- 5.3 57 1.7 1.1- 2.4 6,654 74.7 73.2-76.1

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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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