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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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During the past 30 days did you usually smoke menthol cigarettes?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 964 318 37.8 32.6-43.1 646 62.2 56.9-67.4
-WHITES 746 185 26.8 22.0-32.1 561 73.2 67.9-78.0
GENDER
Male 300 53 19.7 13.3-28.2 247 80.3 71.8-86.7
Female 446 132 33.7 27.3-40.8 314 66.3 59.2-72.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 3 76.4 32.8-95.6 3 23.6 4.4-67.2
Non-Hispanic 739 182 26.4 21.7-31.8 557 73.6 68.2-78.3
AGE
18-24 26 11 43.1 23.4-65.3 15 56.9 34.7-76.6
25-34 84 33 34.4 22.9-48.1 51 65.6 51.9-77.1
35-44 127 24 23.3 12.7-38.8 103 76.7 61.2-87.3
45-54 171 43 25.2 16.9-35.8 128 74.8 64.2-83.1
55-64 183 46 20.8 13.7-30.3 137 79.2 69.7-86.3
65+ 153 28 21.0 13.4-31.3 125 79.0 68.7-86.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 125 25 26.0 13.8-43.7 100 74.0 56.3-86.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 261 76 31.0 23.4-39.8 185 69.0 60.2-76.6
Some Post-H.S. 230 50 24.1 16.2-34.3 180 75.9 65.7-83.8
College Graduate 130 34 24.3 16.2-34.8 96 75.7 65.2-83.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 23 26.0 12.4-46.7 95 74.0 53.3-87.6
$15,000- 24,999 161 37 29.0 19.1-41.6 124 71.0 58.4-80.9
$25,000- 34,999 82 22 20.5 12.0-33.0 60 79.5 67.0-88.0
$35,000-49,999 102 30 27.3 17.1-40.6 72 72.7 59.4-82.9
$50,000- 74,999 106 25 28.9 17.3-44.2 81 71.1 55.8-82.7
$75,000+ 93 27 30.4 18.5-45.6 66 69.6 54.4-81.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 325 75 23.7 17.3-31.5 250 76.3 68.5-82.7
No 414 109 28.9 22.5-36.3 305 71.1 63.7-77.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 113 23 22.0 11.5-38.0 90 78.0 62.0-88.5
Non-Veteran 632 162 27.8 22.6-33.5 470 72.2 66.5-77.4

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*Asked of current smokers or those who last smoked less than 30 days ago.

^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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