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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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 4,674 949 22.1 20.4-23.9 107 3.4 2.6- 4.4 29 1.3 0.7- 2.4 3,589 73.2 71.2-75.1
African American 764 190 25.1 21.1-29.4 29 5.8 3.5- 9.3 6 2.4 1.0- 5.6 539 66.7 61.9-71.2
Other Minorities 409 74 15.0 11.2-19.9 17 5.5 2.2-12.9 6 3.1 1.1- 8.6 312 76.4 69.3-82.2
AGE
18-24 224 59 23.9 17.6-31.5 13 7.7 3.8-15.0 5 4.5 1.6-12.0 147 63.9 55.2-71.7
25-34 688 169 25.4 21.6-29.7 15 3.3 1.8- 6.1 7 1.1 0.5- 2.4 497 70.2 65.7-74.3
35-44 1,039 212 19.9 17.1-23.0 22 1.9 1.2- 3.0 5 0.6 0.2- 1.7 800 77.5 74.3-80.5
45-54 1,313 316 23.8 21.2-26.7 49 5.6 4.0- 7.7 13 2.7 1.3- 5.4 935 67.9 64.5-71.1
55-64 1,277 278 22.6 19.9-25.6 25 2.2 1.3- 3.6 9 1.5 0.7- 3.2 965 73.7 70.6-76.7
65-74 876 129 15.0 12.4-18.0 20 4.3 2.6- 7.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 726 80.6 77.0-83.7
75+ 421 53 15.1 11.1-20.3 10 3.4 1.7- 6.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 357 81.4 75.9-85.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 652 161 21.1 17.4-25.3 37 6.9 4.7- 9.9 11 3.6 1.6- 7.8 443 68.4 63.4-73.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,684 399 25.8 22.7-29.2 67 6.8 4.7- 9.8 18 3.1 1.5- 6.3 1,200 64.2 60.3-67.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,718 402 25.3 22.5-28.3 39 3.4 2.2- 5.5 7 0.8 0.3- 1.8 1,270 70.5 67.3-73.5
College Graduate 1,807 256 15.3 13.1-17.9 12 0.8 0.3- 1.7 5 0.4 0.1- 1.0 1,534 83.6 81.0-85.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 400 113 28.8 22.0-36.7 30 11.5 6.3-20.0 10 4.1 1.9- 8.5 247 55.6 47.5-63.5
$15,000- 24,999 736 193 26.4 22.1-31.3 24 5.3 3.1- 8.7 13 4.5 2.2- 8.8 506 63.8 58.4-68.9
$25,000- 34,999 565 125 24.0 19.4-29.3 29 7.0 4.6-10.7 3 1.5 0.5- 4.6 408 67.4 61.8-72.6
$35,000- 49,999 793 198 27.9 23.6-32.6 22 3.2 1.9- 5.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 571 68.6 63.8-73.0
$50,000-74,999 969 177 19.4 16.3-22.9 10 1.1 0.5- 2.3 3 0.2 0.1- 0.6 779 79.3 75.8-82.4
$75,000+ 1,489 231 15.5 13.1-18.3 16 1.1 0.6- 2.1 3 1.3 0.2- 6.1 1,239 82.1 78.8-85.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,939 467 25.6 23.0-28.4 77 6.4 4.4- 9.1 21 3.1 1.6- 6.0 1,374 64.9 61.6-68.1
No 3,902 746 20.3 18.5-22.2 78 3.0 2.2- 4.1 18 1.1 0.6- 1.9 3,060 75.6 73.5-77.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 113 25 24.1 15.3-35.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 1 3.7 0.5-21.4 86 71.7 59.1-81.6
Non-Veteran 5,755 1,193 21.8 20.3-23.4 154 4.1 3.2- 5.1 40 1.6 1.0- 2.6 4,368 72.5 70.7-74.2

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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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