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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITE MALES

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
-WHITE MALES 4,749 3,817 77.1 75.2-78.9 932 22.9 21.1-24.8
AGE
18-24 121 81 69.6 59.2-78.3 40 30.4 21.7-40.8
25-34 384 279 71.7 65.7-76.9 105 28.3 23.1-34.3
35-44 704 548 77.1 73.1-80.7 156 22.9 19.3-26.9
45-54 939 684 73.2 69.6-76.6 255 26.8 23.4-30.4
55-64 1,135 911 79.4 76.3-82.2 224 20.6 17.8-23.7
65-74 858 736 86.1 83.1-88.7 122 13.9 11.3-16.9
75+ 588 562 96.6 94.7-97.9 26 3.4 2.1- 5.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 569 381 50.2 43.7-56.6 188 49.8 43.4-56.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,358 1,004 70.3 66.4-73.9 354 29.7 26.1-33.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,125 898 78.9 74.9-82.3 227 21.1 17.7-25.1
College Graduate 1,691 1,529 89.5 87.4-91.4 162 10.5 8.6-12.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 333 201 54.5 46.4-62.4 132 45.5 37.6-53.6
$15,000- 24,999 618 437 63.1 56.9-68.9 181 36.9 31.1-43.1
$25,000- 34,999 480 365 66.6 58.9-73.4 115 33.4 26.6-41.1
$35,000- 49,999 718 578 77.1 72.4-81.3 140 22.9 18.7-27.6
$50,000-74,999 840 709 82.4 78.5-85.7 131 17.6 14.3-21.5
$75,000+ 1,340 1,183 86.0 82.9-88.6 157 14.0 11.4-17.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,723 1,324 71.0 67.5-74.2 399 29.0 25.8-32.5
No 2,907 2,405 80.7 78.4-82.7 502 19.3 17.3-21.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,841 1,555 82.7 80.1-85.0 286 17.3 15.0-19.9
Non-Veteran 2,904 2,258 74.8 72.4-77.1 646 25.2 22.9-27.6

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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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