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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 9,812 4,160 39.3 37.9-40.8 5,652 60.7 59.2-62.1
RACE
White 7,502 3,378 43.6 42.0-45.3 4,124 56.4 54.7-58.0
African American 1,659 594 32.3 29.3-35.5 1,065 67.7 64.5-70.7
Other Minorities 613 176 20.5 16.0-26.0 437 79.5 74.0-84.0
AGE
18-24 272 64 23.5 17.5-30.9 208 76.5 69.1-82.5
25-34 943 331 36.8 32.9-40.8 612 63.2 59.2-67.1
35-44 1,498 559 35.1 32.1-38.1 939 64.9 61.9-67.9
45-54 1,878 916 46.3 43.4-49.2 962 53.7 50.8-56.6
55-64 2,013 950 47.1 44.3-49.8 1,063 52.9 50.2-55.7
65-74 1,738 791 45.4 42.5-48.3 947 54.6 51.7-57.5
75+ 1,388 506 38.1 34.8-41.4 882 61.9 58.6-65.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,358 603 41.9 38.0-45.9 755 58.1 54.1-62.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,880 1,301 43.4 40.4-46.4 1,579 56.6 53.6-59.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,734 1,236 43.1 40.4-45.8 1,498 56.9 54.2-59.6
College Graduate 2,815 1,015 30.9 28.7-33.2 1,800 69.1 66.8-71.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,249 633 48.0 43.2-52.8 616 52.0 47.2-56.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,627 743 43.4 39.6-47.2 884 56.6 52.8-60.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,031 463 40.9 36.9-45.2 568 59.1 54.8-63.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,303 574 42.9 39.0-46.9 729 57.1 53.1-61.0
$50,000-74,999 1,279 531 39.0 35.5-42.6 748 61.0 57.4-64.5
$75,000+ 1,725 627 33.0 30.0-36.3 1,098 67.0 63.7-70.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,704 1,833 50.0 47.5-52.5 1,871 50.0 47.5-52.5
No 5,847 2,235 34.4 32.7-36.2 3,612 65.6 63.8-67.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 210 93 41.4 32.9-50.5 117 58.6 49.5-67.1
Non-Veteran 9,602 4,067 39.3 37.8-40.8 5,535 60.7 59.2-62.2

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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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