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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,085 10,056 80.2 78.9-81.5 2,029 19.8 18.5-21.1
GENDER
Male 4,468 3,615 76.6 74.3-78.8 853 23.4 21.2-25.7
Female 7,617 6,441 83.6 82.1-85.0 1,176 16.4 15.0-17.9
RACE
White 9,416 7,909 80.4 78.8-81.8 1,507 19.6 18.2-21.2
African American 1,876 1,480 78.2 74.9-81.3 396 21.8 18.7-25.1
Asian 104 93 86.2 71.3-94.0 11 13.8 6.0-28.7
Native American 266 204 70.0 58.5-79.4 62 30.0 20.6-41.5
Other Minorities 350 306 85.3 77.6-90.7 44 14.7 9.3-22.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 417 373 90.5 84.8-94.2 44 9.5 5.8-15.2
-English Speaking 239 204 91.9 87.1-95.0 35 8.1 5.0-12.9
-Spanish Speaking 178 169 89.2 78.0-95.1 9 10.8 4.9-22.0
Non-Hispanic 11,636 9,654 79.4 78.0-80.7 1,982 20.6 19.3-22.0
AGE
18-24 352 264 70.9 63.7-77.1 88 29.1 22.9-36.3
25-34 975 755 76.8 72.8-80.3 220 23.2 19.7-27.2
35-44 1,711 1,382 81.3 78.7-83.7 329 18.7 16.3-21.3
45-54 2,280 1,740 76.4 73.8-78.9 540 23.6 21.1-26.2
55-64 2,682 2,210 82.6 80.6-84.5 472 17.4 15.5-19.4
65-74 2,253 1,978 87.5 85.3-89.4 275 12.5 10.6-14.7
75+ 1,709 1,620 94.8 93.2-96.0 89 5.2 4.0- 6.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,534 1,149 67.3 62.7-71.5 385 32.7 28.5-37.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,489 2,719 72.2 69.2-75.1 770 27.8 24.9-30.8
Some Post-H.S. 3,014 2,456 80.2 77.7-82.5 558 19.8 17.5-22.3
College Graduate 4,028 3,712 92.7 91.4-93.8 316 7.3 6.2- 8.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,325 924 64.4 60.0-68.6 401 35.6 31.4-40.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,903 1,457 74.3 70.7-77.6 446 25.7 22.4-29.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,293 1,043 77.5 73.1-81.3 250 22.5 18.7-26.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,504 1,253 80.7 77.0-83.8 251 19.3 16.2-23.0
$50,000-74,999 1,592 1,392 85.7 82.7-88.3 200 14.3 11.7-17.3
$75,000+ 2,527 2,311 88.5 86.1-90.6 216 11.5 9.4-13.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,543 3,599 73.4 70.8-75.8 944 26.6 24.2-29.2
No 7,041 6,029 83.4 81.7-84.9 1,012 16.6 15.1-18.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,675 1,381 81.3 78.2-84.0 294 18.7 16.0-21.8
Non-Veteran 10,405 8,671 80.1 78.6-81.5 1,734 19.9 18.5-21.4

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*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.

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