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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-FEMALES

Smoking Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Smoke everyday Smoke some days Former smoker Never smoked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,219 1,774 14.4 13.4-15.5 619 5.9 5.1- 6.8 4,064 26.2 24.9-27.5 6,762 53.5 52.0-55.1
-FEMALES 8,257 1,018 12.6 11.5-13.9 382 5.0 4.2- 6.0 2,158 22.3 20.8-23.9 4,699 60.0 58.2-61.9
RACE
White 6,503 801 12.8 11.6-14.2 291 5.3 4.4- 6.5 1,811 24.8 23.1-26.7 3,600 57.0 54.8-59.1
African American 1,240 165 13.3 10.3-17.1 61 4.2 2.8- 6.3 249 15.6 12.8-18.8 765 66.9 62.3-71.1
Other Minorities 472 50 9.4 6.4-13.5 27 4.1 2.5- 6.5 87 13.7 9.5-19.3 308 72.9 66.6-78.4
AGE
18-24 204 29 10.3 6.3-16.5 26 8.1 4.4-14.6 14 10.1 4.7-20.7 135 71.4 61.3-79.7
25-34 804 132 16.4 13.0-20.4 52 5.8 4.1- 8.3 139 17.5 14.0-21.7 481 60.3 55.5-65.0
35-44 1,263 193 14.1 11.6-17.1 53 3.9 2.6- 5.8 205 15.8 13.2-18.8 812 66.1 62.3-69.8
45-54 1,517 275 16.2 13.7-19.0 84 5.9 4.3- 8.2 370 23.8 20.8-27.1 788 54.1 50.5-57.7
55-64 1,675 202 12.7 10.4-15.3 92 5.2 4.0- 6.9 516 30.7 27.7-33.9 865 51.4 47.9-54.8
65+ 2,698 185 6.3 5.1- 7.7 70 2.5 1.8- 3.4 895 32.6 30.1-35.3 1,548 58.6 55.8-61.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,041 197 20.6 16.4-25.4 54 7.2 3.9-13.0 259 19.0 15.3-23.4 531 53.1 47.1-59.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,472 373 16.7 14.2-19.6 127 5.3 4.1- 6.9 636 23.4 20.6-26.5 1,336 54.5 50.8-58.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,176 301 13.3 11.3-15.6 106 5.4 4.1- 7.0 613 25.4 22.1-29.1 1,156 55.9 52.1-59.7
College Graduate 2,555 145 5.5 4.4- 6.8 94 3.6 2.7- 4.9 648 20.0 18.0-22.1 1,668 71.0 68.4-73.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,018 203 19.5 15.8-23.9 75 7.4 5.2-10.4 257 20.9 16.4-26.2 483 52.2 46.2-58.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,371 233 18.6 15.0-22.8 83 5.3 4.0- 7.0 332 18.7 15.4-22.5 723 57.4 52.2-62.3
$25,000- 34,999 850 125 14.5 11.3-18.3 38 8.8 4.6-16.0 248 25.1 20.9-29.9 439 51.6 45.8-57.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,060 132 13.9 10.7-17.7 48 4.4 3.0- 6.6 296 26.9 21.4-33.3 584 54.8 48.7-60.7
$50,000- 74,999 1,089 95 10.0 7.6-13.1 49 5.7 3.8- 8.5 280 23.3 19.8-27.3 665 60.9 56.4-65.2
$75,000+ 1,456 88 5.5 4.2- 7.3 45 2.9 1.9- 4.4 386 22.2 19.5-25.2 937 69.3 66.0-72.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,942 459 17.5 15.2-20.0 156 5.8 4.6- 7.4 867 27.1 24.5-29.9 1,460 49.6 46.4-52.8
No 4,851 501 10.6 9.3-12.0 206 4.9 3.9- 6.3 1,181 20.2 18.5-21.9 2,963 64.3 62.1-66.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 19 5.9 3.5- 9.9 10 5.4 2.6-10.7 51 17.2 11.8-24.4 103 71.5 62.7-78.9
Non-Veteran 7,374 921 12.9 11.6-14.2 338 5.0 4.1- 6.0 1,942 22.6 21.0-24.3 4,173 59.5 57.5-61.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.
Overall smoking prevalence estimates can be obtained by adding 'Smoke everyday' and 'Smoke somedays' rates.

^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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