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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-MALES

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
-MALES 1,864 102 9.4 6.9-12.6 243 18.7 15.5-22.5 197 13.1 10.3-16.5 1,322 58.8 54.6-62.8
RACE
White 1,563 79 9.1 6.6-12.5 194 18.0 14.5-22.1 154 11.5 9.0-14.6 1,136 61.3 57.0-65.5
African American 180 11 5.8 2.5-12.9 30 19.1 11.1-30.8 17 6.4 3.3-12.0 122 68.7 57.2-78.3
Other Minorities 94 12 18.9 7.4-40.4 15 14.7 7.6-26.8 19 32.1 16.1-54.0 48 34.2 21.3-49.8
AGE
18-24 21 11 56.7 29.7-80.2 10 43.3 19.8-70.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 91 16 17.6 8.4-33.4 36 43.3 28.4-59.5 26 30.4 16.8-48.5 13 8.7 4.5-16.1
35-44 153 17 8.4 4.3-15.9 38 22.3 15.4-31.2 33 24.0 15.9-34.4 65 45.3 34.7-56.4
45-54 271 21 9.0 4.8-16.4 43 19.5 12.8-28.5 25 7.5 4.4-12.5 182 64.0 54.9-72.2
55-64 477 18 3.5 1.7- 6.8 69 14.0 10.2-18.9 59 12.2 8.7-16.8 331 70.3 64.3-75.7
65+ 842 18 3.0 1.5- 5.8 47 5.1 3.5- 7.5 53 6.3 4.4- 8.8 724 85.6 81.9-88.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 297 19 14.6 7.2-27.3 33 10.5 6.2-17.2 34 20.4 10.7-35.5 211 54.5 42.5-66.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 536 40 11.7 7.3-18.3 85 23.0 16.6-31.0 58 10.8 7.4-15.4 353 54.5 47.1-61.8
Some Post-H.S. 457 28 10.0 5.9-16.6 60 21.3 14.0-31.1 45 8.7 5.6-13.2 324 60.0 51.3-68.1
College Graduate 571 15 3.3 1.7- 6.3 65 17.5 13.2-22.9 59 14.7 10.7-20.0 432 64.5 58.4-70.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 153 14 21.3 9.3-41.7 28 13.4 7.6-22.7 16 23.3 9.0-48.3 95 42.0 27.4-58.2
$15,000- 24,999 286 18 9.6 4.9-18.0 39 23.7 13.9-37.3 32 11.0 6.9-17.2 197 55.7 44.8-66.0
$25,000- 34,999 222 9 4.6 2.2- 9.2 24 20.7 11.1-35.2 21 10.8 5.9-18.9 168 63.9 51.5-74.7
$35,000- 49,999 269 14 4.8 2.5- 9.2 46 26.1 16.5-38.8 32 14.4 7.4-26.4 177 54.6 43.3-65.5
$50,000- 74,999 257 16 11.1 4.9-23.0 30 12.4 7.1-20.6 29 10.1 6.5-15.3 182 66.5 56.2-75.4
$75,000+ 460 18 7.2 3.7-13.7 59 19.7 14.7-25.9 48 14.2 9.7-20.3 335 58.8 51.8-65.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 708 34 5.9 3.7- 9.1 88 14.6 10.6-19.7 64 10.8 6.9-16.5 522 68.7 62.5-74.4
No 1,050 60 10.5 7.1-15.3 136 20.7 16.2-26.2 124 14.6 10.8-19.4 730 54.2 48.7-59.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 785 26 5.1 2.8- 9.1 72 13.1 9.3-18.1 66 8.0 5.8-10.8 621 73.8 68.3-78.6
Non-Veteran 931 60 11.5 7.8-16.5 154 22.4 17.9-27.8 115 14.9 11.4-19.1 602 51.2 45.9-56.5

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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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