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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,219 10,826 79.7 78.4-80.9 2,393 20.3 19.1-21.6
GENDER
Male 4,962 3,969 76.9 74.6-78.9 993 23.1 21.1-25.4
Female 8,257 6,857 82.3 80.9-83.7 1,400 17.7 16.3-19.1
RACE
White 10,455 8,618 80.1 78.7-81.4 1,837 19.9 18.6-21.3
African American 1,852 1,481 79.7 76.4-82.7 371 20.3 17.3-23.6
Asian 105 91 81.6 68.0-90.3 14 18.4 9.7-32.0
Native American 311 211 58.4 47.7-68.4 100 41.6 31.6-52.3
Other Minorities 406 348 78.7 69.4-85.8 58 21.3 14.2-30.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 440 385 81.8 73.4-88.1 55 18.2 11.9-26.6
-English Speaking 231 197 83.9 75.6-89.8 34 16.1 10.2-24.4
-Spanish Speaking 209 188 80.7 68.1-89.2 21 19.3 10.8-31.9
Non-Hispanic 12,742 10,409 79.5 78.2-80.7 2,333 20.5 19.3-21.8
AGE
18-24 409 289 75.9 69.9-81.1 120 24.1 18.9-30.1
25-34 1,222 931 75.6 71.7-79.2 291 24.4 20.8-28.3
35-44 1,991 1,570 77.9 74.8-80.8 421 22.1 19.2-25.2
45-54 2,561 1,936 77.1 74.4-79.6 625 22.9 20.4-25.6
55-64 2,765 2,247 80.4 78.1-82.6 518 19.6 17.4-21.9
65-74 2,341 2,029 87.1 85.0-88.9 312 12.9 11.1-15.0
75+ 1,812 1,714 95.1 93.4-96.3 98 4.9 3.7- 6.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,733 1,266 69.1 64.2-73.6 467 30.9 26.4-35.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,923 3,039 74.4 71.7-76.8 884 25.6 23.2-28.3
Some Post-H.S. 3,343 2,693 78.8 76.3-81.2 650 21.2 18.8-23.7
College Graduate 4,198 3,809 89.9 88.3-91.3 389 10.1 8.7-11.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,443 1,021 70.6 65.7-75.1 422 29.4 24.9-34.3
$15,000- 24,999 2,095 1,571 72.6 68.6-76.2 524 27.4 23.8-31.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,356 1,078 73.3 68.1-77.8 278 26.7 22.2-31.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,703 1,395 80.4 77.2-83.2 308 19.6 16.8-22.8
$50,000-74,999 1,810 1,531 80.0 76.5-83.1 279 20.0 16.9-23.5
$75,000+ 2,792 2,532 89.6 87.6-91.3 260 10.4 8.7-12.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,582 3,541 72.6 70.0-75.0 1,041 27.4 25.0-30.0
No 7,839 6,640 82.8 81.2-84.3 1,199 17.2 15.7-18.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,727 1,445 79.1 74.9-82.8 282 20.9 17.2-25.1
Non-Veteran 10,387 8,474 79.8 78.3-81.1 1,913 20.2 18.9-21.7

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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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