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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITES

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
-WHITES 12,247 10,027 78.9 77.7-80.0 2,220 21.1 20.0-22.3
GENDER
Males 4,749 3,817 77.1 75.2-78.9 932 22.9 21.1-24.8
Females 7,498 6,210 80.4 78.9-81.8 1,288 19.6 18.2-21.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 113 91 83.1 72.6-90.1 22 16.9 9.9-27.4
Non-Hispanic 12,111 9,915 78.8 77.6-80.0 2,196 21.2 20.0-22.4
AGE
18-24 269 196 73.3 66.3-79.3 73 26.7 20.7-33.7
25-34 983 731 71.6 67.7-75.1 252 28.4 24.9-32.3
35-44 1,759 1,369 77.7 75.2-80.1 390 22.3 19.9-24.8
45-54 2,350 1,765 75.3 73.0-77.4 585 24.7 22.6-27.0
55-64 2,762 2,238 81.3 79.4-83.1 524 18.7 16.9-20.6
65-74 2,287 1,990 87.6 85.8-89.2 297 12.4 10.8-14.2
75+ 1,765 1,681 95.1 93.7-96.3 84 4.9 3.7- 6.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,393 1,012 58.4 54.0-62.6 381 41.6 37.4-46.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,523 2,699 72.3 69.7-74.7 824 27.7 25.3-30.3
Some Post-H.S. 3,299 2,666 78.6 76.2-80.7 633 21.4 19.3-23.8
College Graduate 4,009 3,630 90.3 88.9-91.5 379 9.7 8.5-11.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,127 765 62.0 57.2-66.6 362 38.0 33.4-42.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,712 1,279 66.6 62.8-70.2 433 33.4 29.8-37.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,229 968 72.2 67.7-76.2 261 27.8 23.8-32.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,764 1,427 77.0 73.9-79.9 337 23.0 20.1-26.1
$50,000-74,999 1,899 1,604 82.8 80.3-85.0 295 17.2 15.0-19.7
$75,000+ 2,872 2,565 87.2 85.0-89.1 307 12.8 10.9-15.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,548 3,561 72.6 70.3-74.7 987 27.4 25.3-29.7
No 7,425 6,250 82.3 80.9-83.6 1,175 17.7 16.4-19.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,983 1,667 82.6 80.1-84.8 316 17.4 15.2-19.9
Non-Veteran 10,260 8,356 78.2 76.9-79.5 1,904 21.8 20.5-23.1

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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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