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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITES

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
-WHITES 10,460 5,251 48.8 47.1-50.5 5,209 51.2 49.5-52.9
GENDER
Male 3,954 2,345 55.2 52.5-57.9 1,609 44.8 42.1-47.5
Female 6,506 2,906 43.0 40.9-45.2 3,600 57.0 54.8-59.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 130 59 45.6 32.0-59.9 71 54.4 40.1-68.0
Non-Hispanic 10,312 5,183 48.8 47.1-50.5 5,129 51.2 49.5-52.9
AGE
18-24 262 97 35.3 27.3-44.2 165 64.7 55.8-72.7
25-34 855 399 46.5 41.6-51.4 456 53.5 48.6-58.4
35-44 1,482 623 43.9 40.2-47.6 859 56.1 52.4-59.8
45-54 1,984 995 50.5 47.3-53.6 989 49.5 46.4-52.7
55-64 2,230 1,237 57.3 54.3-60.2 993 42.7 39.8-45.7
65+ 3,562 1,873 54.4 52.0-56.8 1,689 45.6 43.2-48.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,162 732 67.4 61.4-73.0 430 32.6 27.0-38.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,040 1,642 53.8 50.5-57.0 1,398 46.2 43.0-49.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,693 1,463 53.9 50.3-57.4 1,230 46.1 42.6-49.7
College Graduate 3,554 1,410 35.6 33.3-38.0 2,144 64.4 62.0-66.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 926 558 60.6 54.5-66.4 368 39.4 33.6-45.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,497 858 55.7 50.4-60.9 639 44.3 39.1-49.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,057 614 60.3 54.4-65.9 443 39.7 34.1-45.6
$35,000-49,999 1,403 742 53.5 48.8-58.1 661 46.5 41.9-51.2
$50,000- 74,999 1,511 708 49.9 45.9-53.8 803 50.1 46.2-54.1
$75,000+ 2,474 1,023 38.0 35.1-41.0 1,451 62.0 59.0-64.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,566 2,085 59.3 56.2-62.3 1,481 40.7 37.7-43.8
No 6,346 2,888 44.0 42.0-46.0 3,458 56.0 54.0-58.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,411 958 65.5 61.6-69.2 453 34.5 30.8-38.4
Non-Veteran 8,172 3,864 45.9 44.0-47.9 4,308 54.1 52.1-56.0

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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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