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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%)
North Carolina 2,720 1,205 45.1 42.1-48.0 1,515 54.9 52.0-57.9
-FEMALES 1,561 742 49.7 45.9-53.6 819 50.3 46.4-54.1
RACE
White 1,222 582 49.5 45.1-53.8 640 50.5 46.2-54.9
African American 257 128 50.3 42.1-58.5 129 49.7 41.5-57.9
Other Minorities 75 31 53.0 31.8-73.2 44 47.0 26.8-68.2
AGE
18-24 45 24 55.3 35.6-73.4 21 44.7 26.6-64.4
25-34 184 103 53.6 44.4-62.6 81 46.4 37.4-55.6
35-44 283 146 52.1 44.6-59.6 137 47.9 40.4-55.4
45-54 415 198 50.0 44.0-56.1 217 50.0 43.9-56.0
55-64 356 149 42.4 36.0-49.0 207 57.6 51.0-64.0
65-74 195 86 41.9 32.9-51.4 109 58.1 48.6-67.1
75+ 72 31 32.5 21.4-46.0 41 67.5 54.0-78.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 256 106 43.7 35.1-52.7 150 56.3 47.3-64.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 552 250 43.8 36.8-51.0 302 56.2 49.0-63.2
Some Post-H.S. 489 245 53.7 47.5-59.7 244 46.3 40.3-52.5
College Graduate 261 141 63.4 55.6-70.6 120 36.6 29.4-44.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 306 127 45.0 35.0-55.4 179 55.0 44.6-65.0
$15,000- 24,999 338 169 52.6 44.8-60.3 169 47.4 39.7-55.2
$25,000- 34,999 180 89 45.8 36.1-55.8 91 54.2 44.2-63.9
$35,000- 49,999 225 109 51.5 42.0-60.9 116 48.5 39.1-58.0
$50,000-74,999 180 91 54.6 45.2-63.6 89 45.4 36.4-54.8
$75,000+ 157 91 56.5 42.4-69.5 66 43.5 30.5-57.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 727 318 46.6 40.5-52.8 409 53.4 47.2-59.5
No 829 424 52.3 47.4-57.1 405 47.7 42.9-52.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 15 27.5 13.8-47.2 32 72.5 52.8-86.2
Non-Veteran 1,514 727 50.4 46.5-54.3 787 49.6 45.7-53.5

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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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