SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITE FEMALES

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

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-WHITE FEMALES 3,374 1,001 36.0 33.5-38.7 287 8.8 7.5-10.4 2,086 55.1 52.6-57.6
AGE
18-24 46 25 64.6 47.6-78.6 8 16.4 7.7-31.6 13 19.0 10.2-32.7
25-34 262 122 49.9 42.3-57.5 25 10.7 6.7-16.6 115 39.4 32.5-46.9
35-44 444 189 45.2 39.5-51.1 45 8.1 5.7-11.3 210 46.7 41.0-52.4
45-54 699 259 37.9 33.6-42.5 71 10.4 7.9-13.7 369 51.6 47.0-56.2
55-64 795 232 27.2 23.5-31.3 68 7.1 5.4- 9.4 495 65.6 61.4-69.6
65-74 670 127 17.4 14.0-21.5 48 6.8 4.9- 9.3 495 75.8 71.5-79.6
75+ 431 38 10.7 7.3-15.5 20 3.9 2.3- 6.6 373 85.3 80.3-89.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 426 156 48.5 41.6-55.4 37 6.7 4.5- 9.8 233 44.9 38.3-51.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,040 376 46.2 41.2-51.3 94 7.7 5.8-10.2 570 46.1 41.4-50.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,040 326 37.0 32.6-41.6 80 8.9 6.6-11.9 634 54.1 49.6-58.5
College Graduate 865 142 16.3 13.3-19.9 75 11.1 8.1-14.9 648 72.6 68.2-76.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 450 179 47.2 40.5-54.0 51 9.9 7.0-13.9 220 42.9 36.6-49.4
$15,000- 24,999 551 202 48.9 42.6-55.3 50 8.5 6.0-11.9 299 42.6 36.8-48.6
$25,000- 34,999 367 114 35.5 29.0-42.7 32 9.7 6.0-15.2 221 54.8 47.7-61.7
$35,000- 49,999 490 160 41.7 35.4-48.4 37 7.8 4.9-12.0 293 50.5 44.2-56.8
$50,000-74,999 463 125 28.5 23.4-34.2 39 10.9 7.3-15.9 299 60.6 54.5-66.4
$75,000+ 576 108 23.7 17.8-30.8 42 9.2 6.0-13.8 426 67.1 60.2-73.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,450 452 40.0 35.7-44.4 136 8.9 7.1-11.1 862 51.1 47.0-55.2
No 1,863 527 32.9 29.7-36.1 146 8.9 7.1-11.2 1,190 58.2 54.9-61.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 66 24 34.4 22.1-49.3 6 10.9 3.8-27.5 36 54.7 39.8-68.9
Non-Veteran 3,308 977 36.1 33.5-38.7 281 8.8 7.5-10.4 2,050 55.1 52.5-57.7

Back to Tobacco Use.

*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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 21MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook