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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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During the past 30 days did you usually smoke menthol cigarettes?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 964 318 37.8 32.6-43.1 646 62.2 56.9-67.4
GENDER
Male 399 102 34.9 27.1-43.6 297 65.1 56.4-72.9
Female 565 216 41.0 34.9-47.4 349 59.0 52.6-65.1
RACE
White 746 185 26.8 22.0-32.1 561 73.2 67.9-78.0
African American 142 110 76.7 63.5-86.1 32 23.3 13.9-36.5
Asian 5 0 0.0 . - . 5 100 . - .
Native American 45 13 31.8 15.5-54.2 32 68.2 45.8-84.5
Other Minorities 24 8 52.0 21.3-81.3 16 48.0 18.7-78.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 7 56.1 22.6-84.8 10 43.9 15.2-77.4
-English Speaking 10 5 77.8 39.4-95.0 5 22.2 5.0-60.6
-Spanish Speaking 7 2 46.0 10.7-85.8 5 54.0 14.2-89.3
Non-Hispanic 946 311 36.5 31.7-41.5 635 63.5 58.5-68.3
AGE
18-24 46 24 52.0 35.1-68.5 22 48.0 31.5-64.9
25-34 117 56 47.7 34.0-61.8 61 52.3 38.2-66.0
35-44 162 49 35.4 24.4-48.1 113 64.6 51.9-75.6
45-54 224 70 31.3 23.1-41.0 154 68.7 59.0-76.9
55-64 231 76 30.9 23.0-40.1 155 69.1 59.9-77.0
65-74 138 36 30.1 20.2-42.3 102 69.9 57.7-79.8
75+ 44 7 22.4 9.6-44.1 37 77.6 55.9-90.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 187 70 50.4 37.4-63.4 117 49.6 36.6-62.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 340 124 38.4 30.3-47.2 216 61.6 52.8-69.7
Some Post-H.S. 274 74 30.5 22.1-40.4 200 69.5 59.6-77.9
College Graduate 162 50 34.6 24.6-46.0 112 65.4 54.0-75.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 183 68 48.8 37.0-60.7 115 51.2 39.3-63.0
$15,000- 24,999 218 74 40.2 28.2-53.5 144 59.8 46.5-71.8
$25,000- 34,999 107 34 32.0 18.7-49.0 73 68.0 51.0-81.3
$35,000- 49,999 122 38 31.9 21.1-45.0 84 68.1 55.0-78.9
$50,000-74,999 124 34 33.0 20.9-47.8 90 67.0 52.2-79.1
$75,000+ 104 35 36.0 23.8-50.3 69 64.0 49.7-76.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 431 140 36.3 28.6-44.8 291 63.7 55.2-71.4
No 520 171 38.0 31.4-45.2 349 62.0 54.8-68.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 139 39 35.7 22.9-51.0 100 64.3 49.0-77.1
Non-Veteran 824 279 38.2 32.7-44.0 545 61.8 56.0-67.3

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*Asked of current smokers or those who last smoked less than 30 days ago.

^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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