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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products

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%)
TOTAL 5,538 168 5.8 4.5- 7.3 5,370 94.2 92.7-95.5
GENDER
Male 2,103 122 8.7 6.5-11.4 1,981 91.3 88.6-93.5
Female 3,435 46 3.1 1.9- 4.9 3,389 96.9 95.1-98.1
RACE
White 4,456 116 3.8 2.9- 4.9 4,340 96.2 95.1-97.1
African American 718 36 9.9 6.5-14.8 682 90.1 85.2-93.5
Asian 43 1 3.0 0.4-18.5 42 97.0 81.5-99.6
Native American 128 6 7.0 2.8-16.5 122 93.0 83.5-97.2
Other Minorities 166 8 13.8 5.4-31.2 158 86.2 68.8-94.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 183 6 14.0 5.9-29.9 177 86.0 70.1-94.1
-English Speaking 97 0 0.0 . - . 97 100 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 86 6 22.2 9.5-43.6 80 77.8 56.4-90.5
Non-Hispanic 5,342 162 5.1 4.1- 6.4 5,180 94.9 93.6-95.9
AGE
18-24 176 19 10.8 6.0-18.6 157 89.2 81.4-94.0
25-34 494 30 10.5 6.3-17.1 464 89.5 82.9-93.7
35-44 802 22 4.3 2.5- 7.3 780 95.7 92.7-97.5
45-54 1,017 36 4.6 2.9- 7.2 981 95.4 92.8-97.1
55-64 1,226 39 4.4 2.9- 6.6 1,187 95.6 93.4-97.1
65-74 990 10 1.8 0.7- 4.7 980 98.2 95.3-99.3
75+ 779 8 0.6 0.3- 1.4 771 99.4 98.6-99.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 690 27 8.1 4.2-14.9 663 91.9 85.1-95.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,601 54 7.5 4.9-11.4 1,547 92.5 88.6-95.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,410 36 4.9 2.9- 8.1 1,374 95.1 91.9-97.1
College Graduate 1,829 50 4.0 2.7- 5.9 1,779 96.0 94.1-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 627 26 8.6 4.4-16.0 601 91.4 84.0-95.6
$15,000- 24,999 910 32 12.6 7.6-20.4 878 87.4 79.6-92.4
$25,000- 34,999 538 14 3.9 2.0- 7.3 524 96.1 92.7-98.0
$35,000- 49,999 692 17 3.0 1.6- 5.7 675 97.0 94.3-98.4
$50,000-74,999 805 22 4.7 2.8- 8.0 783 95.3 92.0-97.2
$75,000+ 1,210 35 4.4 2.7- 6.9 1,175 95.6 93.1-97.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,960 63 7.6 5.0-11.4 1,897 92.4 88.6-95.0
No 3,538 100 4.8 3.5- 6.5 3,438 95.2 93.5-96.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 798 31 4.9 2.9- 8.2 767 95.1 91.8-97.1
Non-Veteran 4,734 136 5.6 4.3- 7.3 4,598 94.4 92.7-95.7

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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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