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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICANS

How long has it been since you last smoked cigarettes regularly?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 1 year ago 1 to 5 years ago 5 to 10 years ago 10 or more years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,979 242 10.2 8.0-12.8 537 18.0 15.8-20.5 462 12.6 10.8-14.7 2,738 59.2 56.3-62.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 426 31 11.7 6.9-19.2 66 17.8 12.3-24.9 53 8.9 6.2-12.6 276 61.6 53.7-68.9
GENDER
Male 180 11 5.8 2.5-12.9 30 19.1 11.1-30.8 17 6.4 3.3-12.0 122 68.7 57.2-78.3
Female 246 20 18.3 9.8-31.5 36 16.4 10.1-25.3 36 11.6 7.6-17.2 154 53.8 43.6-63.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 424 31 11.8 6.9-19.3 66 17.8 12.4-25.0 53 8.9 6.2-12.6 274 61.5 53.6-68.8
AGE
18-24 5 3 52.0 13.3-88.4 2 48.0 11.6-86.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 17 5 40.8 16.0-71.4 6 24.1 9.3-49.6 3 16.2 4.5-44.3 3 19.0 4.8-52.1
35-44 26 5 13.3 4.4-34.0 8 25.6 9.5-53.0 5 8.2 2.7-22.7 8 52.9 26.3-78.0
45-54 92 9 14.4 5.0-35.1 18 19.8 8.9-38.3 18 14.5 7.6-25.9 47 51.4 35.4-67.0
55-64 130 5 3.3 1.2- 8.6 26 22.9 13.6-35.8 15 9.0 5.2-15.3 84 64.7 52.6-75.2
65+ 153 4 2.0 0.6- 6.2 6 2.5 0.8- 8.1 12 5.0 2.2-11.1 131 90.5 83.2-94.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 88 7 5.9 2.4-13.9 14 16.9 7.3-34.4 13 9.6 4.6-18.8 54 67.6 50.8-80.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 151 10 14.0 5.8-30.2 24 20.5 11.1-34.7 23 9.8 5.7-16.3 94 55.8 42.2-68.5
Some Post-H.S. 98 13 21.6 10.3-40.0 12 15.2 6.2-32.8 5 4.7 1.8-11.8 68 58.5 42.4-73.0
College Graduate 88 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 16 16.8 9.5-28.1 12 11.9 5.1-25.4 59 70.4 56.5-81.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 92 11 21.7 9.1-43.4 18 12.4 6.2-23.4 10 8.0 3.5-17.6 53 57.8 40.6-73.3
$15,000- 24,999 96 7 15.2 5.3-36.7 19 27.6 14.8-45.7 14 10.7 5.1-21.0 56 46.5 31.8-61.9
$25,000- 34,999 40 2 8.4 1.7-32.9 6 15.3 6.4-32.2 8 22.5 10.1-42.9 24 53.8 34.8-71.7
$35,000-49,999 62 3 9.8 1.9-38.1 3 12.7 2.6-43.9 10 9.0 3.6-20.6 46 68.5 45.0-85.3
$50,000- 74,999 46 4 4.8 1.6-13.7 4 5.2 1.6-15.1 4 5.1 1.6-15.1 34 85.0 71.4-92.7
$75,000+ 39 1 1.3 0.2- 9.2 8 24.1 9.6-48.8 4 7.7 2.5-21.2 26 66.9 44.4-83.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 189 13 6.7 3.5-12.5 30 19.9 11.3-32.7 18 5.8 3.1-10.5 128 67.6 55.4-77.8
No 210 17 15.5 7.7-28.5 32 15.4 9.4-24.1 30 11.9 7.5-18.3 131 57.3 46.7-67.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 74 3 1.8 0.5- 6.0 5 12.0 2.7-40.2 6 3.6 1.4- 9.0 60 82.6 59.7-93.8
Non-Veteran 320 25 14.6 8.4-24.3 57 19.7 13.6-27.8 44 10.6 7.2-15.4 194 55.1 46.3-63.5

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*This question was asked of those who reported smoking 100+ cigarettes, but no longer smoke.

^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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