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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITE FEMALES

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
-WHITE FEMALES 7,502 3,378 43.6 42.0-45.3 4,124 56.4 54.7-58.0
AGE
18-24 148 46 28.2 20.0-38.1 102 71.8 61.9-80.0
25-34 599 262 47.1 42.2-52.2 337 52.9 47.8-57.8
35-44 1,055 444 40.6 37.0-44.3 611 59.4 55.7-63.0
45-54 1,412 700 47.0 43.8-50.3 712 53.0 49.7-56.2
55-64 1,627 795 49.0 46.0-52.0 832 51.0 48.0-54.0
65-74 1,430 671 46.6 43.4-49.8 759 53.4 50.2-56.6
75+ 1,177 431 39.5 36.0-43.1 746 60.5 56.9-64.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 825 427 59.2 54.3-63.9 398 40.8 36.1-45.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,166 1,041 47.9 44.4-51.5 1,125 52.1 48.5-55.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,176 1,042 47.2 44.1-50.3 1,134 52.8 49.7-55.9
College Graduate 2,318 865 32.9 30.4-35.5 1,453 67.1 64.5-69.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 794 450 57.8 51.4-63.9 344 42.2 36.1-48.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,095 552 53.7 48.8-58.6 543 46.3 41.4-51.2
$25,000- 34,999 749 367 49.4 44.6-54.2 382 50.6 45.8-55.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,046 490 46.6 42.1-51.1 556 53.4 48.9-57.9
$50,000-74,999 1,060 464 42.6 38.6-46.7 596 57.4 53.3-61.4
$75,000+ 1,532 576 34.7 31.4-38.2 956 65.3 61.8-68.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,826 1,451 53.3 50.4-56.1 1,375 46.7 43.9-49.6
No 4,520 1,865 38.9 36.9-41.0 2,655 61.1 59.0-63.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 142 66 42.3 32.6-52.6 76 57.7 47.4-67.4
Non-Veteran 7,360 3,312 43.7 42.0-45.4 4,048 56.3 54.6-58.0

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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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