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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-MALES

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
-MALES 5,969 3,512 52.5 50.6-54.5 2,457 47.5 45.5-49.4
RACE
White 4,750 2,864 54.5 52.3-56.6 1,886 45.5 43.4-47.7
African American 727 389 51.1 45.8-56.3 338 48.9 43.7-54.2
Other Minorities 468 244 44.9 38.1-51.9 224 55.1 48.1-61.9
AGE
18-24 201 78 42.5 33.8-51.6 123 57.5 48.4-66.2
25-34 564 261 45.3 40.3-50.5 303 54.7 49.5-59.7
35-44 952 425 44.1 40.2-48.1 527 55.9 51.9-59.8
45-54 1,197 653 52.8 49.2-56.4 544 47.2 43.6-50.8
55-64 1,364 926 67.0 63.7-70.2 438 33.0 29.8-36.3
65-74 991 717 71.5 67.9-74.7 274 28.5 25.3-32.1
75+ 669 441 64.7 59.9-69.2 228 35.3 30.8-40.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 896 630 61.4 55.7-66.9 266 38.6 33.1-44.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,769 1,179 62.6 58.8-66.2 590 37.4 33.8-41.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,367 834 51.3 47.3-55.3 533 48.7 44.7-52.7
College Graduate 1,923 862 38.5 35.7-41.3 1,061 61.5 58.7-64.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 529 381 67.4 60.3-73.7 148 32.6 26.3-39.7
$15,000- 24,999 900 606 59.3 53.1-65.2 294 40.7 34.8-46.9
$25,000- 34,999 644 412 61.7 55.4-67.6 232 38.3 32.4-44.6
$35,000- 49,999 890 535 54.6 50.0-59.1 355 45.4 40.9-50.0
$50,000-74,999 961 531 47.1 42.7-51.6 430 52.9 48.4-57.3
$75,000+ 1,498 715 42.8 39.4-46.2 783 57.2 53.8-60.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,165 1,493 64.6 61.4-67.7 672 35.4 32.3-38.6
No 3,618 1,899 46.5 44.0-49.0 1,719 53.5 51.0-56.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,170 1,496 63.2 60.1-66.2 674 36.8 33.8-39.9
Non-Veteran 3,792 2,013 48.7 46.3-51.1 1,779 51.3 48.9-53.7

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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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