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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-MALES

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,667 2,183 33.9 32.2-35.6 695 11.9 10.6-13.3 4,789 54.3 52.5-56.0
-MALES 3,511 928 31.8 29.4-34.3 298 13.4 11.4-15.6 2,285 54.8 52.2-57.4
RACE
White 2,863 756 33.4 30.8-36.1 176 8.6 6.9-10.5 1,931 58.0 55.3-60.7
African American 389 104 32.4 25.4-40.3 71 23.5 17.0-31.4 214 44.1 36.8-51.7
Other Minorities 244 64 20.9 14.5-29.2 51 28.8 20.6-38.7 129 50.3 39.7-60.8
AGE
18-24 78 39 43.3 30.1-57.4 26 32.5 21.0-46.7 13 24.2 12.2-42.2
25-34 261 109 43.2 35.7-51.0 46 20.5 14.9-27.5 106 36.3 29.5-43.8
35-44 425 167 38.0 32.6-43.7 52 14.3 10.3-19.6 206 47.7 41.9-53.6
45-54 653 251 36.9 32.4-41.7 75 12.4 9.5-16.1 327 50.7 45.8-55.5
55-64 926 215 24.2 20.9-27.9 64 6.8 5.0- 9.2 647 68.9 65.0-72.5
65-74 716 116 15.8 12.8-19.4 29 4.0 2.6- 6.2 571 80.1 76.3-83.4
75+ 441 25 4.1 2.6- 6.5 5 1.0 0.4- 2.8 411 94.9 92.2-96.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 630 211 42.4 36.3-48.8 53 14.2 9.8-20.0 366 43.4 37.5-49.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,179 363 35.3 30.9-40.0 121 15.9 12.3-20.3 695 48.7 43.9-53.6
Some Post-H.S. 833 216 31.6 26.9-36.7 70 11.1 7.8-15.4 547 57.3 52.1-62.3
College Graduate 862 138 16.9 13.9-20.5 53 10.8 7.8-14.9 671 72.2 67.8-76.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 381 141 34.9 27.8-42.7 53 22.4 15.7-30.8 187 42.8 34.8-51.1
$15,000- 24,999 606 194 36.9 30.2-44.2 62 15.0 10.7-20.7 350 48.1 40.5-55.7
$25,000- 34,999 412 125 35.7 29.0-43.1 39 19.4 12.0-29.9 248 44.9 37.7-52.3
$35,000- 49,999 535 133 30.0 24.7-35.9 45 12.1 8.3-17.2 357 57.9 51.8-63.8
$50,000-74,999 531 120 28.5 23.3-34.3 35 9.8 6.4-14.7 376 61.8 55.7-67.5
$75,000+ 715 130 23.4 18.9-28.6 44 7.8 5.4-11.2 541 68.8 63.5-73.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,492 403 34.3 30.6-38.2 113 11.4 8.5-15.2 976 54.2 50.3-58.2
No 1,899 490 29.8 26.6-33.2 172 14.1 11.6-17.1 1,237 56.1 52.5-59.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,495 283 21.5 18.6-24.6 82 8.6 5.8-12.6 1,130 69.9 66.0-73.6
Non-Veteran 2,013 645 36.7 33.4-40.1 215 15.5 13.1-18.4 1,153 47.8 44.4-51.2

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

^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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