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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITES

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
-WHITES 5,246 1,390 30.0 27.9-32.2 447 10.7 9.2-12.4 3,409 59.2 56.9-61.5
GENDER
Male 2,343 589 30.2 27.1-33.5 156 9.2 7.3-11.6 1,598 60.6 57.1-63.9
Female 2,903 801 29.9 27.2-32.7 291 12.4 10.3-15.0 1,811 57.7 54.6-60.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 59 13 16.3 7.1-33.1 6 13.4 4.7-32.4 40 70.3 50.3-84.7
Non-Hispanic 5,178 1,377 30.4 28.3-32.6 439 10.7 9.2-12.3 3,362 59.0 56.6-61.3
AGE
18-24 97 41 39.3 26.5-53.7 32 29.8 18.9-43.5 24 31.0 18.2-47.5
25-34 399 150 36.3 30.0-43.1 57 13.4 9.5-18.5 192 50.4 43.3-57.4
35-44 623 254 40.7 35.2-46.5 66 11.2 7.9-15.7 303 48.0 42.4-53.7
45-54 993 387 36.6 32.2-41.2 98 10.4 7.8-13.7 508 53.1 48.3-57.7
55-64 1,236 303 24.6 21.2-28.2 101 8.0 6.0-10.5 832 67.5 63.5-71.2
65+ 1,873 253 13.1 11.0-15.5 88 4.0 3.0- 5.2 1,532 82.9 80.4-85.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 732 266 42.4 35.3-49.9 58 10.0 5.6-17.1 408 47.6 40.4-54.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,640 511 35.1 31.5-39.0 154 11.4 9.0-14.4 975 53.4 49.5-57.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,461 401 29.4 25.7-33.4 125 11.2 8.7-14.3 935 59.5 55.0-63.7
College Graduate 1,409 211 18.1 14.8-21.9 110 9.8 7.4-12.9 1,088 72.1 68.0-75.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 556 216 43.5 36.4-50.9 59 10.2 6.9-14.7 281 46.3 39.1-53.7
$15,000- 24,999 858 294 37.1 32.0-42.5 89 10.8 8.2-14.1 475 52.1 46.5-57.6
$25,000- 34,999 614 157 29.1 23.3-35.8 47 15.2 9.3-23.9 410 55.7 48.3-62.8
$35,000-49,999 742 189 29.3 23.9-35.4 65 8.9 6.4-12.3 488 61.8 55.3-67.9
$50,000- 74,999 708 172 28.1 22.9-34.0 63 12.8 8.8-18.1 473 59.1 53.0-65.0
$75,000+ 1,022 166 20.1 16.4-24.3 68 8.2 5.8-11.5 788 71.7 67.1-75.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,082 607 33.7 30.4-37.1 169 9.4 7.3-11.9 1,306 57.0 53.4-60.5
No 2,886 708 27.5 24.9-30.3 251 11.7 9.7-14.2 1,927 60.8 57.7-63.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 958 168 21.6 17.4-26.6 48 7.0 4.6-10.6 742 71.3 66.2-76.0
Non-Veteran 3,860 1,102 31.4 28.9-34.0 353 11.4 9.6-13.4 2,405 57.2 54.5-59.9

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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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