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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-WHITES

Not including yourself, how many of the adults who live in your household smoke cigarettes, cigars or pipes?

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  Total
Respond.^
One adult Two adults Three or more adults No adults
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,245 1,870 18.8 17.7-19.9 257 4.1 3.4- 4.9 66 1.6 1.1- 2.3 8,052 75.5 74.2-76.8
-WHITES 8,195 1,474 19.1 17.9-20.4 182 3.7 3.0- 4.5 46 1.2 0.8- 1.9 6,493 76.0 74.5-77.4
GENDER
Males 3,521 525 16.1 14.4-17.9 75 4.0 2.9- 5.5 17 1.2 0.6- 2.2 2,904 78.8 76.6-80.8
Females 4,674 949 22.1 20.4-23.9 107 3.4 2.6- 4.4 29 1.3 0.7- 2.4 3,589 73.2 71.2-75.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 70 10 12.8 5.3-27.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 60 87.2 72.2-94.7
Non-Hispanic 8,112 1,461 19.2 18.0-20.5 182 3.7 3.0- 4.6 46 1.3 0.8- 2.0 6,423 75.8 74.4-77.2
AGE
18-24 241 66 22.9 17.4-29.6 15 8.5 4.8-14.8 6 4.3 1.6-10.6 154 64.3 56.5-71.4
25-34 805 180 22.1 18.7-25.8 19 3.8 2.2- 6.3 6 1.1 0.4- 2.8 600 73.0 69.0-76.8
35-44 1,329 259 19.3 16.8-22.0 23 2.2 1.4- 3.5 8 0.8 0.4- 1.7 1,039 77.7 74.9-80.3
45-54 1,735 370 20.6 18.4-22.9 61 4.4 3.3- 5.9 8 0.6 0.3- 1.5 1,296 74.4 71.8-76.8
55-64 1,946 357 18.9 16.9-21.1 30 2.1 1.3- 3.3 15 1.4 0.8- 2.6 1,544 77.5 75.1-79.8
65-74 1,414 181 12.6 10.7-14.8 23 2.6 1.6- 4.3 2 0.2 0.0- 1.2 1,208 84.5 82.1-86.7
75+ 696 60 9.4 7.1-12.4 10 1.7 0.9- 3.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 625 88.7 85.6-91.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 738 197 32.0 26.9-37.5 38 7.3 5.0-10.5 13 3.8 2.0- 7.1 490 57.0 51.5-62.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,317 484 22.9 20.4-25.6 76 6.4 4.6- 8.9 17 2.0 0.8- 4.5 1,740 68.7 65.4-71.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,247 453 20.9 18.7-23.3 47 3.0 1.9- 4.6 9 0.8 0.4- 1.9 1,738 75.3 72.6-77.8
College Graduate 2,885 340 11.6 10.2-13.1 21 1.1 0.6- 2.0 7 0.4 0.2- 0.9 2,517 86.9 85.2-88.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 372 111 37.4 29.7-45.7 29 9.6 5.9-15.3 7 2.7 1.1- 6.5 225 50.3 42.6-57.9
$15,000- 24,999 864 212 27.3 23.0-32.0 35 8.8 5.3-14.1 12 2.2 1.1- 4.3 605 61.7 56.4-66.7
$25,000- 34,999 719 146 22.5 18.3-27.2 35 6.1 4.0- 9.3 3 1.6 0.5- 5.2 535 69.8 64.6-74.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,172 253 23.4 20.1-27.0 20 2.8 1.6- 5.0 5 0.5 0.2- 1.6 894 73.3 69.4-76.8
$50,000-74,999 1,528 250 17.7 15.3-20.4 16 2.0 1.0- 4.0 6 0.4 0.2- 1.0 1,256 79.9 76.9-82.6
$75,000+ 2,509 329 12.3 10.7-14.0 27 1.7 0.9- 3.0 4 0.7 0.2- 3.2 2,149 85.3 83.1-87.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,687 576 23.0 20.8-25.3 95 5.3 4.1- 7.0 22 2.4 1.2- 4.7 1,994 69.3 66.6-71.9
No 5,475 891 17.5 16.0-19.0 86 2.9 2.1- 4.0 22 0.8 0.5- 1.3 4,476 78.8 77.1-80.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,413 201 15.6 13.2-18.3 20 2.7 1.5- 4.7 7 1.3 0.5- 3.2 1,185 80.4 77.3-83.2
Non-Veteran 6,778 1,273 19.8 18.4-21.2 162 3.8 3.1- 4.8 39 1.2 0.7- 2.0 5,304 75.2 73.5-76.7

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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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