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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,224 6,462 46.5 44.9-48.0 6,762 53.5 52.0-55.1
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,852 805 38.7 35.0-42.5 1,047 61.3 57.5-65.0
GENDER
Male 612 330 45.8 39.7-52.0 282 54.2 48.0-60.3
Female 1,240 475 33.1 28.9-37.7 765 66.9 62.3-71.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 3 15.9 3.7-48.5 12 84.1 51.5-96.3
Non-Hispanic 1,836 802 39.0 35.3-42.8 1,034 61.0 57.2-64.7
AGE
18-24 89 30 28.6 18.5-41.5 59 71.4 58.5-81.5
25-34 206 68 33.1 24.6-42.9 138 66.9 57.1-75.4
35-44 289 92 31.4 24.2-39.7 197 68.6 60.3-75.8
45-54 406 185 43.4 35.8-51.3 221 56.6 48.7-64.2
55-64 406 216 52.4 45.2-59.5 190 47.6 40.5-54.8
65+ 439 211 48.8 41.2-56.4 228 51.2 43.6-58.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 316 187 57.9 47.9-67.4 129 42.1 32.6-52.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 658 301 44.0 37.2-51.1 357 56.0 48.9-62.8
Some Post-H.S. 461 177 29.8 24.0-36.4 284 70.2 63.6-76.0
College Graduate 413 138 26.6 21.2-32.8 275 73.4 67.2-78.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 357 196 48.0 39.3-56.8 161 52.0 43.2-60.7
$15,000- 24,999 390 187 47.5 39.6-55.6 203 52.5 44.4-60.4
$25,000- 34,999 203 87 40.9 29.1-53.9 116 59.1 46.1-70.9
$35,000-49,999 219 101 41.4 30.5-53.3 118 58.6 46.7-69.5
$50,000- 74,999 208 77 30.6 22.4-40.3 131 69.4 59.7-77.6
$75,000+ 196 55 23.7 16.6-32.5 141 76.3 67.5-83.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 712 377 54.1 47.5-60.5 335 45.9 39.5-52.5
No 975 366 31.0 26.8-35.6 609 69.0 64.4-73.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 228 120 53.0 43.1-62.7 108 47.0 37.3-56.9
Non-Veteran 1,471 627 37.9 33.9-42.1 844 62.1 57.9-66.1

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^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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