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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITE FEMALES

Smoking Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Smoke everyday Smoke some days Former smoker Never smoked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,776 2,183 15.5 14.6-16.4 695 5.4 4.8- 6.1 4,789 24.8 23.9-25.8 8,109 54.3 53.1-55.5
-WHITE FEMALES 7,498 1,001 15.7 14.4-17.2 287 3.9 3.3- 4.6 2,086 24.0 22.8-25.3 4,124 56.4 54.7-58.1
AGE
18-24 148 25 18.2 11.2-28.2 8 4.6 2.2- 9.5 13 5.4 3.0- 9.5 102 71.8 61.9-80.0
25-34 599 122 23.5 19.2-28.4 25 5.0 3.1- 8.0 115 18.6 15.1-22.6 337 52.9 47.8-57.8
35-44 1,055 189 18.4 15.6-21.5 45 3.3 2.3- 4.6 210 19.0 16.3-22.0 611 59.4 55.7-63.0
45-54 1,411 259 17.8 15.5-20.5 71 4.9 3.7- 6.5 369 24.3 21.7-27.1 712 53.0 49.7-56.2
55-64 1,627 232 13.3 11.4-15.6 68 3.5 2.6- 4.6 495 32.2 29.4-35.1 832 51.0 48.0-54.0
65-74 1,429 127 8.1 6.5-10.2 48 3.2 2.3- 4.4 495 35.3 32.3-38.4 759 53.4 50.2-56.6
75+ 1,177 38 4.2 2.8- 6.2 20 1.6 0.9- 2.6 373 33.7 30.3-37.3 746 60.5 56.9-64.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 824 156 28.7 23.9-34.0 37 4.0 2.7- 5.8 233 26.5 22.5-31.0 398 40.9 36.1-45.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,165 376 22.2 19.0-25.6 94 3.7 2.8- 4.9 570 22.1 19.8-24.6 1,125 52.1 48.5-55.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,174 326 17.5 15.0-20.2 80 4.2 3.1- 5.7 634 25.5 23.2-28.0 1,134 52.9 49.7-56.0
College Graduate 2,318 142 5.4 4.3- 6.7 75 3.6 2.6- 5.0 648 23.9 21.8-26.1 1,453 67.1 64.5-69.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 794 179 27.3 22.3-32.8 51 5.7 4.0- 8.1 220 24.8 20.7-29.3 344 42.2 36.1-48.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,094 202 26.3 21.8-31.3 50 4.5 3.2- 6.4 299 22.9 19.7-26.4 543 46.3 41.4-51.2
$25,000- 34,999 749 114 17.5 14.0-21.8 32 4.8 2.9- 7.7 221 27.0 23.1-31.4 382 50.6 45.8-55.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,046 160 19.4 15.9-23.6 37 3.6 2.3- 5.7 293 23.5 20.3-27.1 556 53.4 48.9-57.9
$50,000-74,999 1,059 125 12.1 9.8-15.0 39 4.6 3.1- 6.9 299 25.8 22.5-29.4 596 57.4 53.3-61.4
$75,000+ 1,532 108 8.2 5.9-11.3 42 3.2 2.1- 4.9 426 23.3 20.7-26.0 956 65.3 61.8-68.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,825 452 21.3 18.6-24.3 136 4.8 3.8- 5.9 862 27.2 25.0-29.5 1,375 46.7 43.9-49.6
No 4,518 527 12.8 11.4-14.4 146 3.5 2.7- 4.4 1,190 22.7 21.1-24.3 2,655 61.1 59.0-63.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 142 24 14.5 9.1-22.5 6 4.6 1.6-12.8 36 23.1 15.8-32.5 76 57.7 47.4-67.4
Non-Veteran 7,356 977 15.7 14.4-17.2 281 3.8 3.2- 4.5 2,050 24.1 22.8-25.4 4,048 56.4 54.6-58.1

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* Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.
Overall smoking prevalence estimates can be obtained by adding 'Smoke everyday' and 'Smoke somedays' rates.

^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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