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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITES

Smoking Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Smoke everyday Smoke some days Former smoker Never smoked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,219 1,774 14.4 13.4-15.5 619 5.9 5.1- 6.8 4,064 26.2 24.9-27.5 6,762 53.5 52.0-55.1
-WHITES 10,455 1,390 14.6 13.5-15.9 447 5.2 4.5- 6.1 3,409 28.9 27.4-30.4 5,209 51.2 49.5-52.9
GENDER
Male 3,952 589 16.7 14.8-18.8 156 5.1 4.0- 6.4 1,598 33.4 31.1-35.8 1,609 44.8 42.1-47.5
Female 6,503 801 12.8 11.6-14.2 291 5.3 4.4- 6.5 1,811 24.8 23.1-26.7 3,600 57.0 54.8-59.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 130 13 7.4 3.3-15.7 6 6.1 2.2-15.9 40 32.1 19.7-47.6 71 54.4 40.1-68.0
Non-Hispanic 10,307 1,377 14.8 13.7-16.1 439 5.2 4.4- 6.1 3,362 28.8 27.3-30.3 5,129 51.2 49.5-52.9
AGE
18-24 262 41 13.9 9.1-20.6 32 10.5 6.6-16.4 24 10.9 6.0-19.0 165 64.7 55.8-72.7
25-34 855 150 16.9 13.7-20.5 57 6.2 4.4- 8.7 192 23.4 19.3-28.1 456 53.5 48.6-58.4
35-44 1,482 254 17.9 15.1-21.0 66 4.9 3.4- 7.0 303 21.1 18.2-24.2 859 56.1 52.4-59.8
45-54 1,982 387 18.5 16.1-21.1 98 5.2 3.9- 7.0 508 26.8 23.9-29.8 989 49.5 46.4-52.7
55-64 2,229 303 14.1 12.1-16.3 101 4.6 3.4- 6.1 832 38.6 35.7-41.6 993 42.7 39.8-45.7
65+ 3,562 253 7.1 6.0- 8.5 88 2.2 1.6- 2.8 1,532 45.2 42.8-47.6 1,689 45.6 43.2-48.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,162 266 28.6 23.3-34.6 58 6.7 3.8-11.8 408 32.1 27.0-37.6 430 32.6 27.0-38.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,038 511 18.9 16.7-21.3 154 6.1 4.8- 7.8 975 28.7 26.1-31.5 1,398 46.3 43.1-49.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,691 401 15.8 13.7-18.2 125 6.0 4.6- 7.8 935 32.0 28.8-35.4 1,230 46.2 42.6-49.7
College Graduate 3,553 211 6.4 5.2- 8.0 110 3.5 2.6- 4.7 1,088 25.7 23.8-27.7 2,144 64.4 62.0-66.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 924 216 26.4 21.5-31.8 59 6.2 4.2- 9.0 281 28.1 23.0-33.7 368 39.4 33.6-45.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,497 294 20.7 17.4-24.3 89 6.0 4.5- 8.0 475 29.0 24.9-33.6 639 44.3 39.1-49.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,057 157 17.6 13.9-22.0 47 9.2 5.5-15.0 410 33.6 28.8-38.8 443 39.7 34.1-45.6
$35,000-49,999 1,403 189 15.7 12.8-19.1 65 4.8 3.4- 6.6 488 33.0 28.3-38.1 661 46.5 41.9-51.2
$50,000- 74,999 1,511 172 14.0 11.3-17.3 63 6.4 4.4- 9.2 473 29.5 26.0-33.2 803 50.1 46.2-54.1
$75,000+ 2,473 166 7.6 6.1- 9.4 68 3.1 2.2- 4.5 788 27.2 24.8-29.8 1,451 62.0 59.1-64.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,563 607 20.0 17.8-22.3 169 5.6 4.3- 7.1 1,306 33.8 31.2-36.5 1,481 40.7 37.7-43.8
No 6,344 708 12.1 10.8-13.5 251 5.2 4.2- 6.3 1,927 26.7 25.0-28.5 3,458 56.0 54.0-58.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,411 168 14.2 11.3-17.7 48 4.6 3.0- 7.0 742 46.7 42.8-50.6 453 34.5 30.8-38.4
Non-Veteran 8,168 1,102 14.4 13.2-15.8 353 5.2 4.4- 6.2 2,405 26.3 24.7-28.0 4,308 54.1 52.1-56.0

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.
Overall smoking prevalence estimates can be obtained by adding 'Smoke everyday' and 'Smoke somedays' rates.

^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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