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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITE MALES

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
-WHITE 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
AGE
18-24 49 26 53.1 36.8-68.8 14 28.5 16.0-45.5 9 18.4 8.8-34.5
25-34 186 84 47.9 39.1-56.8 21 12.1 7.3-19.2 81 40.0 31.8-48.9
35-44 315 135 44.4 37.9-51.0 21 5.7 3.3- 9.6 159 50.0 43.4-56.6
45-54 515 207 39.2 34.1-44.5 48 10.3 7.4-14.1 260 50.6 45.2-55.9
55-64 777 179 24.2 20.6-28.1 45 5.7 4.0- 8.0 553 70.1 66.0-74.0
65-74 628 98 15.7 12.4-19.5 24 3.4 2.1- 5.3 506 81.0 77.0-84.4
75+ 385 23 4.5 2.8- 7.1 3 0.8 0.2- 3.0 359 94.7 91.8-96.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 446 168 55.7 48.8-62.5 20 5.0 2.6- 9.5 258 39.3 33.0-45.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 926 287 38.1 33.6-42.9 67 9.7 6.9-13.4 572 52.2 47.5-56.8
Some Post-H.S. 711 179 29.2 24.3-34.6 48 9.8 6.3-14.9 484 61.0 55.3-66.4
College Graduate 776 122 18.0 14.7-22.0 40 8.1 5.5-11.8 614 73.9 69.3-78.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 259 104 43.4 34.7-52.5 28 16.0 9.7-25.3 127 40.6 32.2-49.5
$15,000- 24,999 451 154 44.7 38.1-51.5 27 6.9 4.3-10.7 270 48.4 42.0-54.9
$25,000- 34,999 321 94 36.8 29.1-45.2 21 13.9 7.3-25.0 206 49.3 41.0-57.6
$35,000- 49,999 438 111 32.8 26.7-39.6 29 7.8 4.8-12.5 298 59.3 52.6-65.7
$50,000-74,999 475 104 29.4 23.8-35.6 27 6.7 4.3-10.4 344 63.9 57.7-69.7
$75,000+ 655 124 24.8 19.9-30.4 33 6.9 4.5-10.6 498 68.3 62.6-73.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,216 328 36.1 32.1-40.4 71 7.2 5.2- 9.8 817 56.7 52.5-60.8
No 1,566 401 31.1 27.8-34.7 101 9.1 6.9-11.9 1,064 59.7 56.1-63.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,298 236 20.8 17.8-24.2 50 4.9 3.4- 6.9 1,012 74.3 70.8-77.5
Non-Veteran 1,564 520 40.5 36.9-44.1 126 10.6 8.3-13.5 918 48.9 45.4-52.4

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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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