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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-FEMALES

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,219 10,826 79.7 78.4-80.9 2,393 20.3 19.1-21.6
-FEMALES 8,257 6,857 82.3 80.9-83.7 1,400 17.7 16.3-19.1
RACE
White 6,503 5,411 81.8 80.1-83.4 1,092 18.2 16.6-19.9
African American 1,240 1,014 82.4 78.4-85.8 226 17.6 14.2-21.6
Other Minorities 472 395 86.6 82.1-90.1 77 13.4 9.9-17.9
AGE
18-24 204 149 81.5 73.7-87.4 55 18.5 12.6-26.3
25-34 804 620 77.8 73.5-81.6 184 22.2 18.4-26.5
35-44 1,263 1,017 81.9 78.7-84.8 246 18.1 15.2-21.3
45-54 1,517 1,158 77.9 74.7-80.8 359 22.1 19.2-25.3
55-64 1,675 1,381 82.1 79.2-84.6 294 17.9 15.4-20.8
65+ 2,698 2,443 91.3 89.6-92.6 255 8.7 7.4-10.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,041 790 72.2 66.3-77.4 251 27.8 22.6-33.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,472 1,972 77.9 74.8-80.8 500 22.1 19.2-25.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,176 1,769 81.4 78.7-83.8 407 18.6 16.2-21.3
College Graduate 2,555 2,316 90.9 89.2-92.4 239 9.1 7.6-10.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,018 740 73.1 68.2-77.5 278 26.9 22.5-31.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,371 1,055 76.1 71.7-80.0 316 23.9 20.0-28.3
$25,000- 34,999 850 687 76.8 70.5-82.0 163 23.2 18.0-29.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,060 880 81.7 77.5-85.3 180 18.3 14.7-22.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,089 945 84.3 80.5-87.4 144 15.7 12.6-19.5
$75,000+ 1,456 1,323 91.5 89.4-93.3 133 8.5 6.7-10.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,942 2,327 76.7 73.9-79.3 615 23.3 20.7-26.1
No 4,851 4,144 84.5 82.7-86.1 707 15.5 13.9-17.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 154 88.7 82.7-92.7 29 11.3 7.3-17.3
Non-Veteran 7,374 6,115 82.2 80.6-83.6 1,259 17.8 16.4-19.4

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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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