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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-MALES

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
-MALES 2,899 756 30.6 27.7-33.6 237 12.8 10.3-15.7 1,906 56.7 53.4-59.9
RACE
White 2,343 589 30.2 27.1-33.5 156 9.2 7.3-11.6 1,598 60.6 57.1-63.9
African American 330 95 32.6 25.2-41.0 50 19.1 12.2-28.6 185 48.3 39.8-56.9
Other Minorities 190 66 32.6 22.3-44.9 29 26.7 15.3-42.3 95 40.7 29.1-53.4
AGE
18-24 86 43 44.1 30.9-58.1 22 30.9 19.2-45.7 21 25.0 14.9-38.8
25-34 202 76 35.9 27.0-46.0 31 18.1 11.2-28.0 95 45.9 35.8-56.4
35-44 337 136 40.3 32.9-48.2 39 14.9 8.8-24.1 162 44.8 37.2-52.6
45-54 544 209 34.1 28.3-40.4 57 11.0 6.5-18.0 278 54.9 48.0-61.5
55-64 710 178 26.0 21.5-31.1 46 7.1 4.7-10.4 486 66.9 61.6-71.8
65+ 1,010 113 10.9 8.4-14.1 42 3.8 2.5- 5.7 855 85.3 81.8-88.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 518 171 36.4 28.6-45.1 45 13.1 7.3-22.3 302 50.5 41.8-59.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 928 283 35.2 30.2-40.6 101 15.6 11.5-20.8 544 49.2 43.8-54.6
Some Post-H.S. 710 190 29.5 24.3-35.2 53 13.4 8.5-20.7 467 57.1 50.4-63.5
College Graduate 740 112 20.3 15.6-26.0 38 7.8 4.9-12.2 590 71.9 65.9-77.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 300 112 36.0 26.5-46.7 32 13.8 6.6-26.8 156 50.2 38.7-61.7
$15,000- 24,999 498 155 30.4 23.7-38.1 53 18.1 11.1-28.2 290 51.4 43.1-59.7
$25,000- 34,999 339 79 27.9 20.5-36.8 36 21.3 12.6-33.7 224 50.8 41.1-60.4
$35,000- 49,999 401 95 27.5 21.1-35.0 33 8.9 5.6-13.9 273 63.6 55.7-70.8
$50,000- 74,999 398 105 30.1 23.0-38.2 30 15.0 8.9-24.1 263 54.9 46.5-63.1
$75,000+ 602 98 22.4 17.2-28.7 29 6.4 3.8-10.6 475 71.2 64.7-76.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,146 324 34.2 29.5-39.2 102 13.7 9.6-19.2 720 52.1 46.9-57.2
No 1,569 376 27.1 23.5-31.0 116 12.6 9.3-16.8 1,077 60.3 55.9-64.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,050 191 23.1 18.6-28.3 62 9.7 5.8-15.7 797 67.2 61.2-72.6
Non-Veteran 1,610 502 33.7 30.0-37.7 152 14.5 11.3-18.5 956 51.8 47.6-55.9

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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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