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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 12,092 5,670 44.3 42.8-45.8 6,422 55.7 54.2-57.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,876 779 37.8 34.3-41.5 1,097 62.2 58.5-65.7
GENDER
Male 553 308 49.3 42.8-55.8 245 50.7 44.2-57.2
Female 1,323 471 28.9 25.5-32.5 852 71.1 67.5-74.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 8 53.6 26.4-78.9 10 46.4 21.1-73.6
Non-Hispanic 1,855 770 37.8 34.2-41.5 1,085 62.2 58.5-65.8
AGE
18-24 78 20 24.1 14.3-37.6 58 75.9 62.4-85.7
25-34 203 61 31.8 23.4-41.6 142 68.2 58.4-76.6
35-44 253 77 30.9 23.3-39.6 176 69.1 60.4-76.7
45-54 422 186 46.7 39.3-54.3 236 53.3 45.7-60.7
55-64 438 219 51.4 44.9-57.8 219 48.6 42.2-55.1
65+ 457 208 43.8 37.2-50.8 249 56.2 49.2-62.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 307 158 50.6 40.8-60.3 149 49.4 39.7-59.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 608 284 42.3 35.8-49.1 324 57.7 50.9-64.2
Some Post-H.S. 488 206 37.5 31.4-44.0 282 62.5 56.0-68.6
College Graduate 469 130 22.0 16.9-28.1 339 78.0 71.9-83.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 351 173 50.6 42.9-58.2 178 49.4 41.8-57.1
$15,000- 24,999 380 201 46.5 38.3-55.0 179 53.5 45.0-61.7
$25,000- 34,999 232 102 42.4 32.7-52.8 130 57.6 47.2-67.3
$35,000-49,999 223 93 33.9 25.8-43.0 130 66.1 57.0-74.2
$50,000- 74,999 195 55 26.8 18.5-37.2 140 73.2 62.8-81.5
$75,000+ 197 55 24.9 17.9-33.4 142 75.1 66.6-82.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 787 396 49.4 43.7-55.0 391 50.6 45.0-56.3
No 991 349 31.5 27.0-36.3 642 68.5 63.7-73.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 235 136 46.7 37.6-56.1 99 53.3 43.9-62.4
Non-Veteran 1,640 643 36.5 32.7-40.5 997 63.5 59.5-67.3

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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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