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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use

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%)
TOTAL 13,224 6,462 46.5 44.9-48.0 6,762 53.5 52.0-55.1
GENDER
Male 4,964 2,901 53.4 50.9-56.0 2,063 46.6 44.0-49.1
Female 8,260 3,561 40.0 38.1-41.9 4,699 60.0 58.1-61.9
RACE
White 10,460 5,251 48.8 47.1-50.5 5,209 51.2 49.5-52.9
African American 1,852 805 38.7 35.0-42.5 1,047 61.3 57.5-65.0
Asian 105 32 38.2 26.2-51.9 73 61.8 48.1-73.8
Native American 311 190 65.0 55.8-73.3 121 35.0 26.7-44.2
Other Minorities 406 132 38.1 29.5-47.6 274 61.9 52.4-70.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 440 149 40.6 32.2-49.6 291 59.4 50.4-67.8
-English Speaking 231 91 40.8 31.1-51.2 140 59.2 48.8-68.9
-Spanish Speaking 209 58 40.6 29.1-53.2 151 59.4 46.8-70.9
Non-Hispanic 12,747 6,293 46.9 45.4-48.4 6,454 53.1 51.6-54.6
AGE
18-24 409 155 34.0 27.7-40.9 254 66.0 59.1-72.3
25-34 1,222 525 44.4 40.1-48.8 697 55.6 51.2-59.9
35-44 1,991 788 40.6 37.3-43.9 1,203 59.4 56.1-62.7
45-54 2,563 1,275 49.2 46.3-52.1 1,288 50.8 47.9-53.7
55-64 2,766 1,521 56.4 53.6-59.0 1,245 43.6 41.0-46.4
65-74 2,341 1,329 57.1 54.1-60.0 1,012 42.9 40.0-45.9
75+ 1,812 831 49.0 45.3-52.8 981 51.0 47.2-54.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,733 1,028 58.1 52.9-63.2 705 41.9 36.8-47.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,925 2,066 51.5 48.4-54.5 1,859 48.5 45.5-51.6
Some Post-H.S. 3,345 1,732 49.6 46.5-52.8 1,613 50.4 47.2-53.5
College Graduate 4,199 1,628 34.2 32.1-36.3 2,571 65.8 63.7-67.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,445 837 55.4 49.7-61.1 608 44.6 38.9-50.3
$15,000- 24,999 2,095 1,146 53.0 48.8-57.2 949 47.0 42.8-51.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,356 750 55.0 49.9-59.9 606 45.0 40.1-50.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,703 877 51.0 46.7-55.3 826 49.0 44.7-53.3
$50,000-74,999 1,810 822 46.4 42.8-50.2 988 53.6 49.8-57.2
$75,000+ 2,793 1,122 36.6 33.9-39.4 1,671 63.4 60.6-66.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,585 2,631 58.2 55.5-60.9 1,954 41.8 39.1-44.5
No 7,841 3,459 41.6 39.8-43.5 4,382 58.4 56.5-60.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,727 1,130 63.1 59.2-66.8 597 36.9 33.2-40.8
Non-Veteran 10,391 4,815 44.0 42.2-45.7 5,576 56.0 54.3-57.8

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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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