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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-FEMALES

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,457 1,774 31.0 29.0-33.1 619 12.7 11.0-14.6 4,064 56.3 54.1-58.5
-FEMALES 3,558 1,018 31.6 29.0-34.3 382 12.6 10.7-14.8 2,158 55.8 52.9-58.6
RACE
White 2,903 801 29.9 27.2-32.7 291 12.4 10.3-15.0 1,811 57.7 54.6-60.8
African American 475 165 40.3 32.8-48.2 61 12.8 8.6-18.6 249 46.9 39.6-54.5
Other Minorities 164 50 34.5 24.3-46.5 27 15.0 9.3-23.4 87 50.4 38.4-62.4
AGE
18-24 69 29 36.2 21.7-53.7 26 28.4 15.4-46.3 14 35.5 18.3-57.4
25-34 323 132 41.2 33.7-49.2 52 14.7 10.3-20.5 139 44.1 36.4-52.1
35-44 451 193 41.7 35.4-48.4 53 11.6 7.8-16.8 205 46.7 40.2-53.3
45-54 729 275 35.2 30.3-40.5 84 12.9 9.4-17.5 370 51.8 46.3-57.3
55-64 810 202 26.1 21.8-30.9 92 10.8 8.2-14.1 516 63.1 58.2-67.8
65+ 1,150 185 15.2 12.4-18.4 70 6.0 4.4- 8.1 895 78.9 75.3-82.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 510 197 43.9 35.9-52.3 54 15.5 8.7-26.1 259 40.6 33.1-48.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,136 373 36.8 31.9-41.9 127 11.8 9.1-15.1 636 51.5 46.4-56.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,020 301 30.1 25.7-34.9 106 12.2 9.4-15.8 613 57.7 52.3-62.9
College Graduate 887 145 18.8 15.3-22.8 94 12.5 9.4-16.5 648 68.7 64.0-73.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 535 203 40.8 33.7-48.4 75 15.5 11.0-21.3 257 43.7 36.0-51.7
$15,000- 24,999 648 233 43.6 36.8-50.6 83 12.5 9.4-16.3 332 43.9 37.3-50.7
$25,000- 34,999 411 125 29.9 23.4-37.4 38 18.1 10.0-30.7 248 52.0 43.1-60.7
$35,000- 49,999 476 132 30.7 23.7-38.7 48 9.8 6.5-14.5 296 59.5 50.9-67.6
$50,000- 74,999 424 95 25.6 19.8-32.5 49 14.6 9.9-21.1 280 59.7 52.4-66.7
$75,000+ 519 88 18.1 13.9-23.2 45 9.5 6.3-14.1 386 72.4 66.6-77.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,482 459 34.6 30.6-38.9 156 11.5 9.1-14.6 867 53.8 49.5-58.1
No 1,888 501 29.6 26.4-33.1 206 13.9 11.1-17.2 1,181 56.5 52.8-60.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 80 19 20.8 12.6-32.4 10 18.9 9.8-33.3 51 60.3 46.6-72.6
Non-Veteran 3,201 921 31.8 29.0-34.6 338 12.3 10.3-14.7 1,942 55.9 52.9-58.9

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

^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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