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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 5,663 1,475 32.4 30.2-34.7 554 12.3 10.7-14.1 3,634 55.3 53.0-57.5
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 779 237 36.6 30.9-42.7 159 21.0 16.4-26.4 383 42.5 37.0-48.1
GENDER
Male 308 104 40.2 31.5-49.5 56 21.4 14.5-30.4 148 38.4 30.6-46.9
Female 471 133 31.8 26.0-38.3 103 20.4 15.9-25.8 235 47.8 41.4-54.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 2 43.7 11.9-81.7 1 16.8 2.3-63.8 5 39.5 11.5-76.7
Non-Hispanic 770 235 36.5 30.8-42.7 158 21.0 16.4-26.5 377 42.5 37.0-48.2
AGE
18-24 20 13 58.5 31.3-81.3 3 17.9 4.4-50.5 4 23.6 8.0-52.5
25-34 61 32 53.4 36.0-70.0 14 19.8 9.6-36.4 15 26.8 14.6-43.9
35-44 77 33 37.3 23.8-53.2 24 34.0 19.6-52.1 20 28.7 16.9-44.3
45-54 186 61 36.2 25.1-49.0 52 24.7 15.9-36.3 73 39.1 29.0-50.3
55-64 219 60 29.0 21.5-37.9 44 17.6 12.1-24.8 115 53.4 44.0-62.5
65+ 208 35 16.3 10.7-24.0 20 11.9 6.2-21.7 153 71.8 62.0-79.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 158 41 26.0 15.2-40.7 38 32.3 20.5-46.8 79 41.8 29.8-54.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 284 109 47.0 37.4-56.8 48 15.8 9.6-24.8 127 37.2 28.8-46.5
Some Post-H.S. 206 60 32.6 23.6-43.0 44 20.4 12.9-30.9 102 47.0 37.0-57.2
College Graduate 130 27 30.0 16.9-47.4 29 18.8 11.5-29.3 74 51.2 37.3-65.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 173 69 38.8 28.9-49.7 45 27.8 18.3-40.0 59 33.4 24.4-43.8
$15,000- 24,999 201 71 44.1 32.6-56.3 36 18.5 10.9-29.5 94 37.4 27.5-48.5
$25,000- 34,999 102 25 25.8 14.3-42.0 17 8.1 4.3-14.8 60 66.1 50.5-78.9
$35,000-49,999 93 29 36.3 24.4-50.3 12 9.2 4.7-17.4 52 54.4 41.0-67.3
$50,000- 74,999 55 14 43.2 23.9-64.9 12 15.6 7.3-30.3 29 41.1 24.7-59.7
$75,000+ 55 8 22.4 9.9-43.2 12 26.3 13.9-44.1 35 51.3 34.0-68.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 396 103 25.5 19.8-32.2 87 26.2 18.9-35.1 206 48.3 40.6-56.1
No 349 120 44.8 36.2-53.8 67 15.2 10.8-21.1 162 40.0 32.2-48.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 136 39 33.2 23.3-44.8 26 21.4 11.7-35.9 71 45.4 34.2-57.1
Non-Veteran 643 198 37.2 30.8-44.2 133 20.9 15.9-26.9 312 41.9 35.8-48.2

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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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