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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITES

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

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  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
-WHITES 6,237 1,757 34.7 32.8-36.5 463 8.7 7.6- 9.9 4,017 56.6 54.8-58.5
GENDER
Males 2,863 756 33.4 30.8-36.1 176 8.6 6.9-10.5 1,931 58.0 55.3-60.7
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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 58 15 26.1 14.2-43.2 7 15.2 5.7-34.5 36 58.7 40.3-74.9
Non-Hispanic 6,165 1,740 34.8 32.9-36.7 456 8.6 7.5- 9.9 3,969 56.6 54.7-58.4
AGE
18-24 95 51 58.0 45.7-69.3 22 23.4 14.7-35.1 22 18.6 11.4-29.0
25-34 448 206 48.9 43.1-54.8 46 11.4 8.1-15.7 196 39.7 34.3-45.4
35-44 759 324 44.8 40.4-49.2 66 6.8 5.0- 9.2 369 48.4 44.0-52.8
45-54 1,214 466 38.6 35.2-42.1 119 10.3 8.3-12.8 629 51.1 47.5-54.6
55-64 1,572 411 25.5 22.9-28.3 113 6.3 5.0- 7.9 1,048 68.2 65.2-71.0
65-74 1,298 225 16.4 14.1-19.2 72 4.9 3.7- 6.4 1,001 78.7 75.8-81.3
75+ 816 61 7.6 5.6-10.3 23 2.4 1.5- 3.9 732 90.0 87.1-92.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 872 324 52.8 47.8-57.8 57 5.7 3.8- 8.4 491 41.5 36.8-46.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,966 663 41.8 38.4-45.3 161 8.8 7.0-11.0 1,142 49.4 46.1-52.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,751 505 33.4 30.1-36.9 128 9.3 7.1-12.1 1,118 57.3 53.7-60.8
College Graduate 1,641 264 17.2 14.9-19.9 115 9.5 7.4-12.0 1,262 73.3 70.1-76.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 709 283 45.4 39.9-51.0 79 12.8 9.2-17.5 347 41.8 36.6-47.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,002 356 46.9 42.2-51.5 77 7.7 5.8-10.1 569 45.5 41.1-49.9
$25,000- 34,999 688 208 36.3 31.0-41.9 53 12.1 7.7-18.6 427 51.6 45.9-57.3
$35,000- 49,999 928 271 37.2 32.7-42.0 66 7.8 5.6-10.8 591 55.0 50.3-59.5
$50,000-74,999 938 229 29.0 25.1-33.2 66 8.6 6.4-11.6 643 62.4 58.0-66.5
$75,000+ 1,231 232 24.3 20.5-28.6 75 7.8 5.8-10.5 924 67.8 63.5-71.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,666 780 38.0 35.0-41.1 207 8.0 6.7- 9.7 1,679 54.0 51.0-56.9
No 3,429 928 31.9 29.6-34.3 247 9.0 7.5-10.8 2,254 59.0 56.6-61.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,364 260 21.4 18.5-24.6 56 5.1 3.7- 7.1 1,048 73.5 70.1-76.7
Non-Veteran 4,872 1,497 37.9 35.8-40.1 407 9.6 8.3-11.1 2,968 52.5 50.4-54.6

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*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.

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