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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 1,657 78 8.3 5.9-11.5 220 17.0 14.2-20.1 148 12.3 9.8-15.5 1,211 62.4 58.5-66.2
Female 1,913 125 9.8 7.6-12.6 259 17.7 15.0-20.7 222 13.2 11.0-15.7 1,307 59.4 55.9-62.7
RACE
White 2,995 154 7.1 5.7- 8.8 387 16.5 14.4-18.7 302 12.6 10.7-14.8 2,152 63.9 61.1-66.5
African American 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
Asian 15 1 2.6 0.3-17.9 1 18.5 2.7-64.7 0 0.0 . - . 13 78.8 36.1-96.1
Native American 84 9 15.7 6.7-32.6 12 33.6 13.1-62.9 8 4.7 1.8-11.4 55 46.1 26.4-67.1
Other Minorities 73 7 23.5 9.4-47.6 14 16.4 7.8-31.1 14 17.9 8.4-34.2 38 42.2 25.5-60.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 98 7 18.1 7.0-39.4 17 13.0 6.6-24.1 21 26.0 14.7-41.6 53 42.8 28.1-58.9
-English Speaking 64 4 10.8 2.6-35.2 5 2.8 1.0- 7.3 11 23.3 10.0-45.6 44 63.1 41.2-80.7
-Spanish Speaking 34 3 26.9 8.1-60.6 12 25.4 11.5-46.9 10 29.2 13.1-53.0 9 18.5 7.8-37.9
Non-Hispanic 3,459 196 8.4 6.9-10.2 461 17.6 15.5-19.8 348 11.8 10.2-13.8 2,454 62.2 59.6-64.7
AGE
18-24 24 14 69.4 46.4-85.6 9 29.0 13.4-52.1 1 1.6 0.2-10.8 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 159 33 22.4 14.5-33.0 72 41.5 31.8-52.0 36 23.2 15.4-33.4 18 12.9 6.7-23.2
35-44 285 27 10.1 6.2-16.1 59 20.9 15.2-27.9 65 23.4 17.5-30.4 134 45.6 38.3-53.1
45-54 548 44 7.3 5.1-10.3 105 18.3 14.6-22.8 62 12.6 9.0-17.4 337 61.8 56.3-67.0
55-64 920 43 4.6 3.2- 6.6 111 11.3 8.9-14.4 93 9.0 6.8-11.8 673 75.1 71.2-78.7
65-74 960 32 2.7 1.7- 4.3 82 8.1 6.1-10.7 78 8.0 6.0-10.6 768 81.2 77.7-84.2
75+ 642 8 1.5 0.6- 3.8 37 5.8 3.8- 8.7 31 4.8 2.9- 7.9 566 87.9 84.0-91.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 493 30 9.2 4.5-18.2 65 16.6 12.0-22.6 52 15.0 10.0-21.9 346 59.1 51.3-66.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 989 70 14.0 10.0-19.2 142 17.8 14.0-22.3 101 11.4 8.7-14.7 676 56.8 51.6-61.8
Some Post-H.S. 932 46 6.5 4.5- 9.5 136 18.2 14.8-22.3 101 12.5 9.4-16.4 649 62.7 58.0-67.3
College Graduate 1,153 57 6.4 4.4- 9.1 136 16.4 13.0-20.4 115 13.1 9.8-17.2 845 64.2 59.5-68.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 342 33 11.6 7.4-17.9 59 23.1 16.8-30.9 34 12.7 7.2-21.3 216 52.6 44.4-60.6
$15,000- 24,999 606 34 9.7 6.0-15.1 91 16.8 12.6-21.9 67 15.6 10.9-21.8 414 58.0 51.5-64.2
$25,000- 34,999 404 26 15.8 8.6-27.2 55 20.0 14.0-27.6 45 8.7 5.7-12.9 278 55.6 46.8-64.0
$35,000- 49,999 477 26 7.3 3.8-13.6 68 17.3 12.7-23.2 54 12.3 8.6-17.2 329 63.1 56.3-69.5
$50,000-74,999 469 22 5.0 3.1- 8.1 75 21.1 15.9-27.3 46 13.3 8.9-19.4 326 60.6 54.0-66.9
$75,000+ 738 35 7.3 4.8-11.0 81 13.8 10.3-18.3 73 14.5 10.4-19.7 549 64.4 58.8-69.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,520 85 6.9 5.1- 9.3 208 18.3 15.1-22.1 150 9.6 7.7-12.0 1,077 65.1 61.1-68.9
No 1,915 113 10.8 8.2-14.0 247 16.5 14.0-19.3 206 14.2 11.7-17.2 1,349 58.5 54.9-62.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 774 26 3.7 2.2- 6.0 66 11.3 8.1-15.4 58 7.5 5.3-10.5 624 77.6 73.0-81.6
Non-Veteran 2,795 177 10.4 8.3-12.9 413 18.9 16.5-21.4 312 14.1 12.0-16.5 1,893 56.7 53.7-59.7

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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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