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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICANS

How long has it been since you last smoked cigarettes regularly?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 1 year 1 to 5 years 5 to 10 years 10 or more years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,570 203 9.0 7.3-11.0 479 17.3 15.3-19.4 370 12.7 10.9-14.7 2,518 61.1 58.4-63.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 381 32 14.7 9.1-22.9 63 20.5 15.0-27.4 41 12.1 7.7-18.6 245 52.6 44.8-60.3
GENDER
Male 148 10 17.3 8.4-32.3 28 18.1 11.4-27.6 14 10.1 4.6-20.7 96 54.4 42.3-66.1
Female 233 22 12.0 7.2-19.2 35 23.1 15.1-33.6 27 14.3 8.4-23.3 149 50.6 41.2-60.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 0 0.0 . - . 1 20.1 2.3-72.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 79.9 27.6-97.7
Non-Hispanic 375 32 14.9 9.2-23.1 62 20.5 15.0-27.5 41 12.3 7.8-18.7 240 52.4 44.5-60.0
AGE
18-24 4 2 73.9 26.7-95.6 2 26.1 4.4-73.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 15 7 45.2 19.2-74.1 7 50.5 22.7-78.0 1 4.3 0.6-26.1 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 20 5 19.9 7.2-44.0 5 18.9 6.8-42.5 5 37.1 14.4-67.3 5 24.2 8.3-52.8
45-54 73 9 11.9 5.5-23.9 16 23.2 13.2-37.5 6 10.9 3.2-31.3 42 54.0 38.6-68.6
55-64 115 5 3.4 0.9-11.8 15 16.9 8.7-30.3 15 12.4 6.4-22.7 80 67.3 53.6-78.6
65+ 151 4 3.4 0.9-12.1 16 9.5 5.1-16.9 14 9.7 5.0-18.0 117 77.4 67.3-85.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 79 6 12.8 2.7-43.7 15 24.0 12.8-40.6 11 10.7 5.0-21.3 47 52.5 35.6-68.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 126 12 18.4 9.2-33.4 19 18.0 9.5-31.3 15 15.8 7.7-29.4 80 47.9 34.6-61.4
Some Post-H.S. 101 6 10.3 3.4-27.2 16 13.6 7.5-23.4 9 13.4 5.2-30.1 70 62.8 47.7-75.7
College Graduate 74 8 16.6 7.6-32.6 13 32.9 18.3-51.8 6 4.2 1.6-10.4 47 46.2 31.0-62.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 59 7 20.2 9.1-39.0 12 27.8 14.3-47.0 7 10.6 4.3-23.8 33 41.4 27.0-57.5
$15,000- 24,999 93 6 7.7 3.0-18.3 16 18.1 9.7-31.2 13 22.4 9.7-43.4 58 51.8 36.4-67.0
$25,000- 34,999 59 5 19.5 6.4-46.2 8 23.5 10.1-45.7 9 11.3 4.3-26.6 37 45.7 26.9-65.8
$35,000-49,999 52 2 1.5 0.3- 6.5 10 16.2 7.2-32.5 3 9.8 2.8-28.7 37 72.5 54.3-85.4
$50,000- 74,999 29 4 19.4 7.1-43.1 6 24.1 10.7-45.8 3 6.3 1.7-20.6 16 50.2 30.3-70.0
$75,000+ 35 2 9.2 2.0-33.1 6 30.4 12.4-57.4 3 6.5 1.6-22.3 24 54.0 31.4-75.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 204 17 9.5 5.3-16.5 31 19.8 12.3-30.1 24 11.9 6.4-21.1 132 58.9 48.3-68.7
No 162 15 21.5 11.4-36.9 31 22.5 14.7-33.0 15 12.0 5.9-23.0 101 44.0 33.2-55.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 71 6 10.3 4.0-24.3 13 15.3 8.1-26.9 6 8.9 3.3-21.7 46 65.5 50.6-77.9
Non-Veteran 310 26 15.6 9.2-25.3 50 21.6 15.3-29.7 35 12.8 7.8-20.4 199 49.9 41.3-58.5

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 cigarettes in their entire lifetime and now smoke not at all (for any length of time).

^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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