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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-WHITE FEMALES

Not including yourself, how many of the adults who live in your household smoke cigarettes, cigars or pipes?

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  Total
Respond.^
One adult Two adults Three or more adults No adults
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,245 1,870 18.8 17.7-19.9 257 4.1 3.4- 4.9 66 1.6 1.1- 2.3 8,052 75.5 74.2-76.8
-WHITE FEMALES 4,674 949 22.1 20.4-23.9 107 3.4 2.6- 4.4 29 1.3 0.7- 2.4 3,589 73.2 71.2-75.1
AGE
18-24 129 39 27.3 18.9-37.6 6 5.5 2.2-13.5 2 4.0 0.8-17.7 82 63.2 52.1-73.1
25-34 485 127 27.6 23.0-32.8 11 3.9 1.9- 8.0 4 0.9 0.3- 2.7 343 67.5 62.0-72.5
35-44 786 165 21.1 17.8-24.8 13 1.7 0.9- 3.0 5 0.9 0.3- 2.4 603 76.3 72.5-79.8
45-54 1,049 246 22.9 20.0-26.0 35 4.7 3.2- 6.8 7 1.2 0.5- 2.9 761 71.3 67.9-74.5
55-64 1,093 233 22.3 19.4-25.5 18 1.6 0.9- 2.8 9 1.8 0.8- 3.9 833 74.3 70.9-77.4
65-74 763 102 13.0 10.5-16.1 16 3.9 2.1- 6.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 644 83.0 79.3-86.1
75+ 350 37 12.0 8.4-16.9 7 2.4 1.1- 5.1 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 305 85.5 80.4-89.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 367 107 29.4 23.4-36.3 18 8.0 4.6-13.4 8 4.5 2.0- 9.8 234 58.1 50.9-65.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,332 311 27.0 23.2-31.1 46 5.4 3.6- 7.9 11 2.2 0.7- 6.9 964 65.4 61.0-69.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,415 319 25.0 21.9-28.3 32 3.2 1.8- 5.7 5 0.7 0.3- 2.0 1,059 71.1 67.5-74.4
College Graduate 1,556 212 14.1 12.0-16.6 11 0.9 0.4- 2.0 5 0.4 0.2- 1.3 1,328 84.5 82.0-86.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 229 74 42.1 31.2-53.8 17 8.8 4.5-16.6 7 5.1 2.1-11.8 131 44.1 34.4-54.2
$15,000- 24,999 480 121 26.0 20.6-32.3 18 7.1 3.9-12.5 7 2.4 1.0- 5.9 334 64.5 57.6-70.8
$25,000- 34,999 415 89 23.5 18.6-29.2 22 7.2 4.3-11.6 2 1.5 0.4- 6.0 302 67.8 61.6-73.4
$35,000- 49,999 659 168 28.4 23.6-33.7 14 2.8 1.4- 5.5 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 476 68.7 63.3-73.6
$50,000-74,999 828 150 19.9 16.6-23.8 7 0.9 0.4- 2.0 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7 668 79.0 75.1-82.4
$75,000+ 1,335 209 15.7 13.2-18.5 16 1.3 0.7- 2.4 3 1.4 0.3- 7.0 1,107 81.6 78.0-84.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,539 363 25.4 22.5-28.6 53 5.1 3.4- 7.6 15 3.0 1.2- 7.0 1,108 66.5 62.7-70.0
No 3,116 582 20.7 18.6-22.9 54 2.7 1.9- 3.8 12 0.6 0.3- 1.1 2,468 76.0 73.7-78.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 80 15 18.3 10.4-30.0 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 0 0.0 . - . 64 80.8 69.0-88.8
Non-Veteran 4,594 934 22.2 20.5-24.0 106 3.4 2.6- 4.5 29 1.3 0.7- 2.5 3,525 73.1 71.1-75.0

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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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