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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,720 1,205 45.1 42.1-48.0 1,515 54.9 52.0-57.9
-WHITES 2,110 936 45.9 42.7-49.2 1,174 54.1 50.8-57.3
GENDER
Males 888 354 42.6 37.8-47.4 534 57.4 52.6-62.2
Females 1,222 582 49.5 45.1-53.8 640 50.5 46.2-54.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 19 6 30.7 11.2-60.9 13 69.3 39.1-88.8
Non-Hispanic 2,089 930 46.1 42.8-49.4 1,159 53.9 50.6-57.2
AGE
18-24 69 39 58.6 43.6-72.2 30 41.4 27.8-56.4
25-34 239 123 48.4 40.5-56.4 116 51.6 43.6-59.5
35-44 366 174 44.1 37.9-50.5 192 55.9 49.5-62.1
45-54 561 240 42.9 37.8-48.3 321 57.1 51.7-62.2
55-64 504 202 41.8 36.4-47.5 302 58.2 52.5-63.6
65-74 284 125 41.6 34.6-49.0 159 58.4 51.0-65.4
75+ 78 30 33.9 22.7-47.2 48 66.1 52.8-77.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 357 134 42.8 35.0-51.0 223 57.2 49.0-65.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 770 318 39.5 34.3-45.0 452 60.5 55.0-65.7
Some Post-H.S. 610 300 51.4 45.4-57.3 310 48.6 42.7-54.6
College Graduate 370 184 55.3 48.3-62.0 186 44.7 38.0-51.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 343 134 35.3 28.4-42.8 209 64.7 57.2-71.6
$15,000- 24,999 412 182 47.6 40.4-54.9 230 52.4 45.1-59.6
$25,000- 34,999 247 122 50.3 40.8-59.7 125 49.7 40.3-59.2
$35,000- 49,999 326 151 46.1 38.6-53.8 175 53.9 46.2-61.4
$50,000-74,999 283 134 48.9 41.3-56.6 149 51.1 43.4-58.7
$75,000+ 296 148 51.3 42.5-60.1 148 48.7 39.9-57.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 946 397 43.3 38.5-48.3 549 56.7 51.7-61.5
No 1,152 536 48.3 44.0-52.6 616 51.7 47.4-56.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 302 134 53.7 46.1-61.0 168 46.3 39.0-53.9
Non-Veteran 1,808 802 44.8 41.3-48.4 1,006 55.2 51.6-58.7

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking daily or occasionally.

^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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