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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 13,224 6,462 46.5 44.9-48.0 6,762 53.5 52.0-55.1
-FEMALES 8,260 3,561 40.0 38.1-41.9 4,699 60.0 58.1-61.9
RACE
White 6,506 2,906 43.0 40.9-45.2 3,600 57.0 54.8-59.1
African American 1,240 475 33.1 28.9-37.7 765 66.9 62.3-71.1
Other Minorities 472 164 27.1 21.6-33.4 308 72.9 66.6-78.4
AGE
18-24 204 69 28.6 20.3-38.7 135 71.4 61.3-79.7
25-34 804 323 39.7 35.0-44.5 481 60.3 55.5-65.0
35-44 1,263 451 33.9 30.2-37.7 812 66.1 62.3-69.8
45-54 1,518 730 45.9 42.3-49.6 788 54.1 50.4-57.7
55-64 1,676 811 48.6 45.2-52.1 865 51.4 47.9-54.8
65+ 2,698 1,150 41.4 38.6-44.2 1,548 58.6 55.8-61.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,041 510 46.9 40.9-52.9 531 53.1 47.1-59.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,474 1,138 45.5 41.8-49.2 1,336 54.5 50.8-58.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,176 1,020 44.1 40.3-47.9 1,156 55.9 52.1-59.7
College Graduate 2,556 888 29.1 26.6-31.6 1,668 70.9 68.4-73.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,020 537 47.9 42.0-53.8 483 52.1 46.2-58.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,371 648 42.6 37.7-47.8 723 57.4 52.2-62.3
$25,000- 34,999 850 411 48.4 42.5-54.2 439 51.6 45.8-57.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,060 476 45.2 39.3-51.3 584 54.8 48.7-60.7
$50,000- 74,999 1,089 424 39.1 34.8-43.6 665 60.9 56.4-65.2
$75,000+ 1,456 519 30.7 27.5-34.0 937 69.3 66.0-72.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,944 1,484 50.4 47.2-53.7 1,460 49.6 46.3-52.8
No 4,852 1,889 35.7 33.5-37.9 2,963 64.3 62.1-66.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 80 28.5 21.1-37.3 103 71.5 62.7-78.9
Non-Veteran 7,377 3,204 40.5 38.5-42.5 4,173 59.5 57.5-61.5

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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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