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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-MALES

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
-MALES 4,962 3,969 76.9 74.6-78.9 993 23.1 21.1-25.4
RACE
White 3,952 3,207 78.2 75.9-80.4 745 21.8 19.6-24.1
African American 612 467 76.3 70.6-81.3 145 23.7 18.7-29.4
Other Minorities 350 255 69.0 58.9-77.5 95 31.0 22.5-41.1
AGE
18-24 205 140 70.8 61.5-78.7 65 29.2 21.3-38.5
25-34 418 311 73.5 66.7-79.3 107 26.5 20.7-33.3
35-44 728 553 73.9 68.5-78.6 175 26.1 21.4-31.5
45-54 1,044 778 76.3 71.9-80.2 266 23.7 19.8-28.1
55-64 1,090 866 78.6 74.8-82.1 224 21.4 17.9-25.2
65+ 1,455 1,300 89.6 87.1-91.7 155 10.4 8.3-12.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 692 476 66.5 58.8-73.4 216 33.5 26.6-41.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,451 1,067 70.7 66.3-74.7 384 29.3 25.3-33.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,167 924 75.9 71.1-80.0 243 24.1 20.0-28.9
College Graduate 1,643 1,493 88.8 85.8-91.1 150 11.2 8.9-14.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 425 281 67.2 57.5-75.7 144 32.8 24.3-42.5
$15,000- 24,999 724 516 68.6 61.7-74.8 208 31.4 25.2-38.3
$25,000- 34,999 506 391 69.5 61.0-76.8 115 30.5 23.2-39.0
$35,000- 49,999 643 515 78.6 73.5-83.0 128 21.4 17.0-26.5
$50,000- 74,999 721 586 75.6 69.5-80.8 135 24.4 19.2-30.5
$75,000+ 1,336 1,209 88.1 84.8-90.8 127 11.9 9.2-15.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,640 1,214 67.8 63.3-71.9 426 32.2 28.1-36.7
No 2,988 2,496 81.0 78.3-83.4 492 19.0 16.6-21.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,544 1,291 78.1 73.6-82.1 253 21.9 17.9-26.4
Non-Veteran 3,013 2,359 76.5 73.7-79.0 654 23.5 21.0-26.3

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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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