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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-WHITE FEMALES

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
-WHITE FEMALES 7,498 6,210 80.4 78.9-81.8 1,288 19.6 18.2-21.1
AGE
18-24 148 115 77.2 67.2-84.8 33 22.8 15.2-32.8
25-34 599 452 71.4 66.4-76.0 147 28.6 24.0-33.6
35-44 1,055 821 78.3 75.1-81.3 234 21.7 18.7-24.9
45-54 1,411 1,081 77.2 74.4-79.8 330 22.8 20.2-25.6
55-64 1,627 1,327 83.2 80.8-85.3 300 16.8 14.7-19.2
65-74 1,429 1,254 88.7 86.5-90.6 175 11.3 9.4-13.5
75+ 1,177 1,119 94.2 92.1-95.8 58 5.8 4.2- 7.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 824 631 67.4 62.1-72.3 193 32.6 27.7-37.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,165 1,695 74.1 70.7-77.3 470 25.9 22.7-29.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,174 1,768 78.4 75.5-81.0 406 21.6 19.0-24.5
College Graduate 2,318 2,101 91.0 89.2-92.5 217 9.0 7.5-10.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 794 564 67.0 61.3-72.2 230 33.0 27.8-38.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,094 842 69.2 64.2-73.7 252 30.8 26.3-35.8
$25,000- 34,999 749 603 77.7 73.1-81.7 146 22.3 18.3-26.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,046 849 76.9 72.7-80.7 197 23.1 19.3-27.3
$50,000-74,999 1,059 895 83.2 79.9-86.1 164 16.8 13.9-20.1
$75,000+ 1,532 1,382 88.6 85.4-91.2 150 11.4 8.8-14.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,825 2,237 73.9 70.9-76.7 588 26.1 23.3-29.1
No 4,518 3,845 83.7 82.0-85.3 673 16.3 14.7-18.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 142 112 80.9 71.8-87.5 30 19.1 12.5-28.2
Non-Veteran 7,356 6,098 80.4 78.9-81.9 1,258 19.6 18.1-21.1

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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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