SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Current Smoker*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,085 10,056 80.2 78.9-81.5 2,029 19.8 18.5-21.1
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,876 1,480 78.2 74.9-81.3 396 21.8 18.7-25.1
GENDER
Male 553 393 69.7 63.1-75.5 160 30.3 24.5-36.9
Female 1,323 1,087 84.9 82.1-87.4 236 15.1 12.6-17.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 15 67.6 34.9-89.0 3 32.4 11.0-65.1
Non-Hispanic 1,855 1,462 78.3 74.9-81.3 393 21.7 18.7-25.1
AGE
18-24 78 62 81.6 68.5-90.1 16 18.4 9.9-31.5
25-34 203 157 76.7 67.0-84.2 46 23.3 15.8-33.0
35-44 253 196 78.0 69.5-84.7 57 22.0 15.3-30.5
45-54 422 309 71.6 63.4-78.5 113 28.4 21.5-36.6
55-64 438 334 76.1 70.3-81.0 104 23.9 19.0-29.7
65+ 457 402 87.6 82.4-91.5 55 12.4 8.5-17.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 307 228 70.6 60.3-79.1 79 29.4 20.9-39.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 608 451 73.4 66.9-79.1 157 26.6 20.9-33.1
Some Post-H.S. 488 384 80.1 74.2-84.9 104 19.9 15.1-25.8
College Graduate 469 413 89.3 83.6-93.1 56 10.7 6.9-16.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 351 237 66.3 58.4-73.4 114 33.7 26.6-41.6
$15,000- 24,999 380 273 70.9 62.4-78.1 107 29.1 21.9-37.6
$25,000- 34,999 232 190 85.6 77.5-91.1 42 14.4 8.9-22.5
$35,000-49,999 223 182 84.6 77.6-89.6 41 15.4 10.4-22.4
$50,000- 74,999 195 169 84.2 73.3-91.2 26 15.8 8.8-26.7
$75,000+ 197 177 87.9 80.2-92.8 20 12.1 7.2-19.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 787 597 74.5 69.0-79.3 190 25.5 20.7-31.0
No 991 804 81.1 76.7-84.9 187 18.9 15.1-23.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 235 170 74.5 65.7-81.7 65 25.5 18.3-34.3
Non-Veteran 1,640 1,309 78.8 75.1-82.1 331 21.2 17.9-24.9

Back to Derived Variables and Risk Factors.

*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 26MAY11.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook