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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-MALES

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
-MALES 4,964 2,901 53.4 50.9-56.0 2,063 46.6 44.0-49.1
RACE
White 3,954 2,345 55.2 52.5-57.9 1,609 44.8 42.1-47.5
African American 612 330 45.8 39.7-52.0 282 54.2 48.0-60.3
Other Minorities 350 190 52.3 42.1-62.3 160 47.7 37.7-57.9
AGE
18-24 205 86 38.9 29.9-48.8 119 61.1 51.2-70.1
25-34 418 202 49.1 41.8-56.4 216 50.9 43.6-58.2
35-44 728 337 47.3 42.1-52.7 391 52.7 47.3-57.9
45-54 1,045 545 52.6 48.2-57.0 500 47.4 43.0-51.8
55-64 1,090 710 64.6 60.3-68.6 380 35.4 31.4-39.7
65+ 1,455 1,010 70.5 67.0-73.8 445 29.5 26.2-33.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 692 518 67.6 59.0-75.2 174 32.4 24.8-41.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,451 928 57.7 52.7-62.6 523 42.3 37.4-47.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,169 712 56.3 51.0-61.4 457 43.7 38.6-49.0
College Graduate 1,643 740 40.0 36.6-43.4 903 60.0 56.6-63.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 425 300 65.8 54.2-75.8 125 34.2 24.2-45.8
$15,000- 24,999 724 498 64.6 58.1-70.6 226 35.4 29.4-41.9
$25,000- 34,999 506 339 62.1 53.5-69.9 167 37.9 30.1-46.5
$35,000- 49,999 643 401 58.7 52.7-64.4 242 41.3 35.6-47.3
$50,000- 74,999 721 398 54.2 48.3-60.0 323 45.8 40.0-51.7
$75,000+ 1,337 603 41.2 37.1-45.4 734 58.8 54.6-62.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,641 1,147 67.3 62.7-71.6 494 32.7 28.4-37.3
No 2,989 1,570 47.9 44.8-51.0 1,419 52.1 49.0-55.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,544 1,050 66.6 62.6-70.4 494 33.4 29.6-37.4
Non-Veteran 3,014 1,611 48.8 45.6-51.9 1,403 51.2 48.1-54.4

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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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