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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITES

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
-WHITES 3,335 193 9.6 7.3-12.6 438 17.1 14.8-19.7 360 11.7 9.9-13.6 2,344 61.6 58.5-64.7
GENDER
Male 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
Female 1,772 114 10.2 6.4-15.8 244 16.0 13.4-19.0 206 11.8 9.7-14.3 1,208 61.9 57.4-66.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 7 26.8 9.5-56.0 7 33.4 10.7-67.9 6 6.4 2.3-16.7 19 33.4 14.7-59.4
Non-Hispanic 3,289 185 9.1 6.8-12.1 430 16.6 14.4-19.1 354 11.8 10.1-13.8 2,320 62.4 59.3-65.4
AGE
18-24 23 13 72.2 43.1-90.0 10 27.8 10.0-56.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 186 35 15.4 9.5-24.1 68 40.5 30.0-51.9 53 27.3 18.6-38.1 30 16.8 10.1-26.6
35-44 293 35 9.4 5.8-14.8 73 24.0 18.2-30.9 49 17.9 12.5-25.0 136 48.7 40.7-56.8
45-54 497 36 8.0 4.8-13.2 72 17.4 12.6-23.6 60 8.8 6.1-12.5 329 65.7 59.1-71.8
55-64 819 32 4.6 2.7- 7.5 113 11.9 9.3-15.0 98 11.5 8.9-14.8 576 72.1 67.6-76.1
65+ 1,499 41 3.1 1.9- 5.0 101 6.8 5.1- 9.1 98 6.1 4.7- 7.8 1,259 84.0 81.1-86.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 400 22 13.3 6.7-24.6 45 9.6 6.3-14.4 45 13.4 7.3-23.5 288 63.6 53.4-72.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 963 71 12.1 8.4-17.1 152 18.7 14.8-23.3 105 11.6 8.7-15.5 635 57.6 52.2-62.8
Some Post-H.S. 917 75 12.8 7.5-21.0 124 19.4 14.2-25.8 108 11.4 8.6-14.9 610 56.5 49.6-63.0
College Graduate 1,052 25 2.9 1.7- 4.9 116 16.3 13.0-20.2 101 11.3 8.7-14.5 810 69.5 65.2-73.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 277 26 18.4 9.6-32.4 44 16.1 10.4-24.0 26 9.0 3.7-20.1 181 56.4 44.7-67.5
$15,000- 24,999 468 30 12.8 7.0-22.3 77 20.2 12.8-30.3 48 9.7 6.5-14.2 313 57.2 48.1-65.9
$25,000- 34,999 405 20 6.4 3.7-10.9 57 20.6 13.5-30.1 37 9.3 5.7-14.8 291 63.7 54.9-71.7
$35,000-49,999 482 38 14.3 6.0-30.5 72 21.1 14.2-30.2 66 15.4 9.8-23.5 306 49.1 39.5-58.8
$50,000- 74,999 462 25 8.6 4.3-16.5 55 15.7 10.8-22.2 56 11.4 8.3-15.6 326 64.3 56.7-71.2
$75,000+ 765 27 5.0 2.8- 8.8 96 18.4 14.5-23.0 80 13.1 9.7-17.4 562 63.5 58.2-68.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,281 74 8.6 6.0-12.4 163 14.9 12.0-18.3 115 9.6 6.7-13.5 929 66.9 62.2-71.3
No 1,883 106 8.1 6.0-10.8 245 18.7 15.4-22.5 230 13.3 11.1-15.9 1,302 59.9 56.1-63.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 733 24 5.8 3.2-10.4 68 13.6 9.8-18.4 62 8.4 6.2-11.4 579 72.2 66.6-77.1
Non-Veteran 2,346 150 10.7 7.7-14.6 345 18.6 15.8-21.9 270 12.8 10.6-15.4 1,581 57.9 54.0-61.6

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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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