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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-FEMALES

How long has it been since you last smoked cigarettes regularly?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 1 year ago 1 to 5 years ago 5 to 10 years ago 10 or more years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,979 242 10.2 8.0-12.8 537 18.0 15.8-20.5 462 12.6 10.8-14.7 2,738 59.2 56.3-62.0
-FEMALES 2,115 140 11.2 7.8-15.9 294 17.1 14.2-20.4 265 12.0 10.1-14.1 1,416 59.7 55.6-63.7
RACE
White 1,772 114 10.2 6.4-15.8 244 16.0 13.4-19.0 206 11.8 9.7-14.3 1,208 61.9 57.4-66.3
African American 246 20 18.3 9.8-31.5 36 16.4 10.1-25.3 36 11.6 7.6-17.2 154 53.8 43.6-63.6
Other Minorities 86 5 7.2 2.6-18.4 13 24.0 8.6-51.3 21 18.3 9.9-31.3 47 50.6 31.9-69.1
AGE
18-24 13 6 61.9 25.3-88.6 7 38.1 11.4-74.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 135 29 22.1 13.2-34.6 44 31.4 21.3-43.6 40 25.5 17.3-36.0 22 21.0 11.5-35.2
35-44 204 27 10.9 6.8-16.8 49 24.1 16.9-33.2 35 17.2 10.9-25.9 93 47.8 38.5-57.4
45-54 362 26 8.1 3.9-16.0 53 15.7 10.9-22.0 61 12.2 8.6-17.1 222 64.0 56.2-71.2
55-64 511 23 5.7 3.2-10.0 74 12.8 9.5-17.0 61 11.6 8.7-15.2 353 70.0 64.4-75.0
65+ 871 29 3.3 2.1- 5.2 65 7.5 5.1-11.0 66 5.9 4.4- 7.9 711 83.3 79.5-86.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 251 16 11.9 4.7-26.7 40 15.7 10.0-23.8 37 13.9 9.1-20.6 158 58.5 47.2-69.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 630 44 11.4 7.0-18.1 100 19.8 13.8-27.6 78 11.0 7.8-15.4 408 57.8 50.4-64.8
Some Post-H.S. 603 64 18.5 10.3-31.1 80 16.4 11.6-22.6 81 13.9 10.2-18.6 378 51.2 42.8-59.5
College Graduate 629 16 2.7 1.5- 4.8 73 15.5 11.6-20.3 69 10.2 7.4-14.0 471 71.6 66.3-76.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 254 29 21.5 12.0-35.4 41 21.1 9.8-39.7 25 6.5 3.9-10.7 159 50.9 37.8-63.9
$15,000- 24,999 326 22 15.6 7.2-30.5 68 28.0 19.4-38.6 40 11.3 7.5-16.6 196 45.2 36.0-54.7
$25,000- 34,999 244 13 7.9 3.8-15.7 41 19.0 12.8-27.3 31 12.0 7.4-18.9 159 61.0 51.4-69.9
$35,000- 49,999 294 29 22.4 9.2-45.1 30 14.2 7.8-24.4 53 16.4 10.3-25.0 182 47.0 34.4-60.0
$50,000- 74,999 275 17 5.5 3.2- 9.4 31 16.0 10.0-24.7 36 12.3 8.2-18.1 191 66.2 57.4-74.0
$75,000+ 375 13 3.2 1.6- 6.4 48 15.6 11.1-21.6 42 13.5 9.1-19.6 272 67.7 60.7-74.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 849 59 10.8 7.0-16.2 119 17.5 13.3-22.8 88 8.5 6.3-11.4 583 63.1 57.2-68.7
No 1,158 75 8.9 6.2-12.7 154 16.6 12.9-21.1 163 14.6 11.8-17.8 766 59.9 55.1-64.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 3 6.4 1.8-20.2 4 14.2 3.7-41.4 7 18.2 8.0-36.4 37 61.2 41.7-77.6
Non-Veteran 1,902 129 11.8 8.1-17.0 273 17.1 14.1-20.6 238 12.1 10.1-14.4 1,262 59.0 54.6-63.3

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*This question was asked of those who reported smoking 100+ cigarettes, but no longer smoke.

^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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