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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products-AFRICAN AMERICANS

During the past 30 days, did you smoke cigars, cigarillos, or little cigars?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,538 168 5.8 4.5- 7.3 5,370 94.2 92.7-95.5
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 718 36 9.9 6.5-14.8 682 90.1 85.2-93.5
GENDER
Male 234 22 13.1 8.1-20.5 212 86.9 79.5-91.9
Female 484 14 7.5 3.5-15.2 470 92.5 84.8-96.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 0 0.0 . - . 4 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 714 36 10.0 6.6-14.9 678 90.0 85.1-93.4
AGE
18-24 39 7 23.1 9.1-47.6 32 76.9 52.4-90.9
25-34 81 9 16.4 8.3-30.0 72 83.6 70.0-91.7
35-44 103 4 5.6 1.7-16.9 99 94.4 83.1-98.3
45-54 159 4 5.3 1.6-16.3 155 94.7 83.7-98.4
55-64 169 7 6.9 2.8-15.7 162 93.1 84.3-97.2
65+ 163 5 5.4 1.6-16.7 158 94.6 83.3-98.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 123 10 9.3 4.1-19.8 113 90.7 80.2-95.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 244 15 12.4 6.9-21.1 229 87.6 78.9-93.1
Some Post-H.S. 170 4 8.9 2.7-26.0 166 91.1 74.0-97.3
College Graduate 181 7 8.2 3.6-17.4 174 91.8 82.6-96.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 143 12 17.0 7.2-35.1 131 83.0 64.9-92.8
$15,000- 24,999 158 7 10.7 4.3-23.9 151 89.3 76.1-95.7
$25,000- 34,999 77 2 2.3 0.4-11.7 75 97.7 88.3-99.6
$35,000-49,999 81 3 8.8 2.5-26.9 78 91.2 73.1-97.5
$50,000- 74,999 94 5 13.0 5.3-28.5 89 87.0 71.5-94.7
$75,000+ 80 3 5.4 1.6-16.7 77 94.6 83.3-98.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 285 18 14.4 7.5-25.7 267 85.6 74.3-92.5
No 422 16 7.5 4.4-12.7 406 92.5 87.3-95.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 89 4 8.9 2.9-24.3 85 91.1 75.7-97.1
Non-Veteran 629 32 10.0 6.4-15.3 597 90.0 84.7-93.6

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*Asked of all respondents regardless of smoking status.

^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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