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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 6,457 1,774 31.0 29.0-33.1 619 12.7 11.0-14.6 4,064 56.3 54.1-58.5
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 805 260 36.3 30.8-42.1 111 16.1 11.7-21.6 434 47.6 42.0-53.4
GENDER
Male 330 95 32.6 25.2-41.0 50 19.1 12.2-28.6 185 48.3 39.8-56.9
Female 475 165 40.3 32.8-48.2 61 12.8 8.6-18.6 249 46.9 39.6-54.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 1 59.1 10.1-94.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 40.9 5.1-89.9
Non-Hispanic 802 259 36.2 30.7-42.0 111 16.1 11.8-21.7 432 47.7 42.0-53.5
AGE
18-24 30 22 62.3 39.4-80.8 3 15.4 4.4-41.5 5 22.3 8.8-46.1
25-34 68 36 54.8 37.9-70.7 15 24.5 12.5-42.4 17 20.7 11.2-35.0
35-44 92 50 54.3 39.5-68.3 16 15.8 8.4-27.9 26 29.9 17.8-45.7
45-54 185 61 27.4 18.1-39.3 28 19.8 9.1-37.9 96 52.8 39.4-65.8
55-64 216 55 24.9 17.7-33.9 30 13.3 8.5-20.0 131 61.8 52.6-70.2
65+ 211 36 10.6 6.8-16.0 19 8.6 4.7-15.2 156 80.8 73.1-86.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 187 67 40.2 28.9-52.7 27 16.3 8.4-29.3 93 43.5 31.9-55.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 301 99 38.0 28.9-48.1 49 19.2 11.7-30.0 153 42.8 33.6-52.4
Some Post-H.S. 177 62 33.4 24.1-44.2 17 9.1 5.2-15.7 98 57.5 46.6-67.6
College Graduate 138 32 30.0 19.6-43.1 17 15.5 8.0-28.0 89 54.4 42.0-66.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 196 68 38.6 28.5-49.9 34 17.7 11.2-26.8 94 43.7 33.2-54.8
$15,000- 24,999 187 67 42.1 30.6-54.5 21 11.1 6.0-19.6 99 46.9 35.5-58.6
$25,000- 34,999 87 28 19.5 10.8-32.6 19 47.8 27.1-69.4 40 32.7 18.9-50.3
$35,000-49,999 101 29 27.2 17.1-40.4 10 9.2 3.2-23.6 62 63.6 49.1-76.0
$50,000- 74,999 77 19 26.5 14.2-44.0 12 19.6 9.6-36.1 46 53.9 37.3-69.7
$75,000+ 55 9 21.4 8.6-44.0 5 4.3 1.6-11.1 41 74.3 53.3-88.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 377 123 38.2 29.7-47.4 61 18.8 11.9-28.5 193 43.0 34.5-51.9
No 366 111 33.0 26.0-40.7 41 14.2 8.8-22.2 214 52.9 44.9-60.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 120 31 22.5 13.7-34.7 13 9.6 4.7-18.8 76 67.9 54.7-78.7
Non-Veteran 627 212 39.0 32.7-45.7 90 17.3 12.1-24.1 325 43.7 37.4-50.1

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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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