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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITES

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
-WHITES 12,252 6,242 48.8 47.4-50.1 6,010 51.2 49.9-52.6
GENDER
Males 4,750 2,864 54.5 52.3-56.6 1,886 45.5 43.4-47.7
Females 7,502 3,378 43.6 42.0-45.3 4,124 56.4 54.7-58.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 113 58 40.9 28.8-54.1 55 59.1 45.9-71.2
Non-Hispanic 12,116 6,170 48.8 47.5-50.2 5,946 51.2 49.8-52.5
AGE
18-24 269 95 32.8 26.3-40.0 174 67.2 60.0-73.7
25-34 983 448 47.2 43.3-51.1 535 52.8 48.9-56.7
35-44 1,759 759 43.1 40.3-46.0 1,000 56.9 54.0-59.7
45-54 2,351 1,215 50.5 47.9-53.0 1,136 49.5 47.0-52.1
55-64 2,762 1,572 58.7 56.4-60.9 1,190 41.3 39.1-43.6
65-74 2,289 1,300 58.2 55.8-60.7 989 41.8 39.3-44.2
75+ 1,765 816 48.8 45.9-51.7 949 51.2 48.3-54.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,394 873 71.1 67.6-74.4 521 28.9 25.6-32.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,524 1,967 54.8 52.0-57.5 1,557 45.2 42.5-48.0
Some Post-H.S. 3,302 1,754 50.2 47.6-52.8 1,548 49.8 47.2-52.4
College Graduate 4,009 1,641 36.4 34.5-38.4 2,368 63.6 61.6-65.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,127 709 65.3 60.2-70.0 418 34.7 30.0-39.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,713 1,003 61.3 57.3-65.1 710 38.7 34.9-42.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,229 688 57.6 53.2-61.9 541 42.4 38.1-46.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,764 928 51.0 47.6-54.4 836 49.0 45.6-52.4
$50,000-74,999 1,900 939 45.7 42.6-48.9 961 54.3 51.1-57.4
$75,000+ 2,872 1,231 39.9 37.4-42.4 1,641 60.1 57.6-62.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,550 2,668 59.6 57.4-61.7 1,882 40.4 38.3-42.6
No 7,427 3,431 43.3 41.6-45.0 3,996 56.7 55.0-58.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,984 1,365 65.7 62.6-68.6 619 34.3 31.4-37.4
Non-Veteran 10,264 4,876 45.9 44.4-47.3 5,388 54.1 52.7-55.6

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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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