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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,219 10,826 79.7 78.4-80.9 2,393 20.3 19.1-21.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,852 1,481 79.7 76.4-82.7 371 20.3 17.3-23.6
GENDER
Male 612 467 76.3 70.6-81.3 145 23.7 18.7-29.4
Female 1,240 1,014 82.4 78.4-85.8 226 17.6 14.2-21.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 14 90.6 53.3-98.8 1 9.4 1.2-46.7
Non-Hispanic 1,836 1,466 79.6 76.3-82.6 370 20.4 17.4-23.7
AGE
18-24 89 64 77.8 65.9-86.4 25 22.2 13.6-34.1
25-34 206 155 73.8 63.9-81.7 51 26.2 18.3-36.1
35-44 289 223 78.0 70.5-84.0 66 22.0 16.0-29.5
45-54 406 317 79.5 70.9-86.1 89 20.5 13.9-29.1
55-64 406 321 80.0 74.1-84.8 85 20.0 15.2-25.9
65+ 439 384 90.6 86.8-93.5 55 9.4 6.5-13.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 316 222 67.2 57.5-75.7 94 32.8 24.3-42.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 658 510 74.8 68.1-80.5 148 25.2 19.5-31.9
Some Post-H.S. 461 382 87.3 82.8-90.8 79 12.7 9.2-17.2
College Graduate 413 364 87.9 82.4-91.8 49 12.1 8.2-17.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 357 255 73.0 65.2-79.6 102 27.0 20.4-34.8
$15,000- 24,999 390 302 74.8 66.6-81.5 88 25.2 18.5-33.4
$25,000- 34,999 203 156 72.5 57.4-83.7 47 27.5 16.3-42.6
$35,000-49,999 219 180 84.9 77.0-90.4 39 15.1 9.6-23.0
$50,000- 74,999 208 177 85.9 77.9-91.3 31 14.1 8.7-22.1
$75,000+ 196 182 93.9 86.7-97.3 14 6.1 2.7-13.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 712 528 69.2 62.4-75.2 184 30.8 24.8-37.6
No 975 823 85.4 81.6-88.5 152 14.6 11.5-18.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 228 184 83.0 75.4-88.6 44 17.0 11.4-24.6
Non-Veteran 1,471 1,169 78.6 74.8-82.1 302 21.4 17.9-25.2

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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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