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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-MALES

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,776 12,898 79.1 78.0-80.1 2,878 20.9 19.9-22.0
-MALES 5,968 4,742 76.3 74.5-77.9 1,226 23.7 22.1-25.5
RACE
White 4,749 3,817 77.1 75.2-78.9 932 22.9 21.1-24.8
African American 727 552 71.5 66.0-76.4 175 28.5 23.6-34.0
Other Minorities 468 353 77.7 72.0-82.5 115 22.3 17.5-28.0
AGE
18-24 201 136 67.8 59.3-75.3 65 32.2 24.7-40.7
25-34 564 409 71.1 66.2-75.7 155 28.9 24.3-33.8
35-44 952 733 76.9 73.4-80.1 219 23.1 19.9-26.6
45-54 1,197 871 73.9 70.7-76.9 326 26.1 23.1-29.3
55-64 1,364 1,085 79.2 76.3-81.8 279 20.8 18.2-23.7
65-74 990 845 85.8 83.0-88.2 145 14.2 11.8-17.0
75+ 669 639 96.7 95.0-97.8 30 3.3 2.2- 5.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 896 632 65.2 59.9-70.2 264 34.8 29.8-40.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,769 1,285 67.9 64.2-71.4 484 32.1 28.6-35.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,366 1,080 78.1 74.6-81.3 286 21.9 18.7-25.4
College Graduate 1,923 1,732 89.3 87.3-91.1 191 10.7 8.9-12.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 529 335 61.4 54.5-67.9 194 38.6 32.1-45.5
$15,000- 24,999 900 644 69.2 63.8-74.2 256 30.8 25.8-36.2
$25,000- 34,999 644 480 66.0 59.4-72.0 164 34.0 28.0-40.6
$35,000- 49,999 890 712 77.0 72.8-80.8 178 23.0 19.2-27.2
$50,000-74,999 961 806 82.0 78.3-85.2 155 18.0 14.8-21.7
$75,000+ 1,498 1,324 86.7 83.9-89.0 174 13.3 11.0-16.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,164 1,648 70.4 67.2-73.5 516 29.6 26.5-32.8
No 3,618 2,956 79.6 77.5-81.6 662 20.4 18.4-22.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,169 1,804 81.0 78.1-83.5 365 19.0 16.5-21.9
Non-Veteran 3,792 2,932 74.6 72.4-76.7 860 25.4 23.3-27.6

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

^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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