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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 2,539 635 32.7 29.5-36.1 218 12.7 10.3-15.5 1,686 54.6 51.2-57.9
Female 3,124 840 32.0 29.2-34.9 336 11.9 10.2-13.8 1,948 56.2 53.3-59.0
RACE
White 4,559 1,144 31.7 29.3-34.2 363 10.0 8.4-11.9 3,052 58.3 55.8-60.8
African American 779 237 36.6 30.9-42.7 159 21.0 16.4-26.4 383 42.5 37.0-48.1
Asian 27 9 31.9 13.7-58.0 2 27.0 5.9-68.5 16 41.1 18.8-67.8
Native American 148 50 38.7 25.1-54.3 12 11.2 4.2-26.8 86 50.1 34.9-65.3
Other Minorities 119 31 29.3 17.0-45.6 13 14.6 6.8-28.4 75 56.1 40.9-70.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 145 26 14.9 7.4-27.6 18 14.7 7.4-27.3 101 70.4 56.6-81.2
-English Speaking 100 22 15.4 7.9-27.8 13 9.1 4.7-17.1 65 75.5 62.1-85.3
-Spanish Speaking 45 4 14.4 3.9-40.8 5 20.6 7.9-44.0 36 65.1 42.1-82.7
Non-Hispanic 5,502 1,447 33.4 31.2-35.7 535 12.2 10.6-14.0 3,520 54.4 52.1-56.6
AGE
18-24 113 64 62.1 49.7-73.1 24 23.7 14.5-36.1 25 14.3 8.6-22.8
25-34 382 165 40.1 33.6-47.0 55 15.1 10.5-21.2 162 44.8 38.0-51.8
35-44 625 228 35.2 30.4-40.3 101 16.3 12.6-20.8 296 48.5 43.3-53.8
45-54 1,099 387 36.1 32.0-40.4 153 13.2 10.6-16.3 559 50.7 46.5-54.9
55-64 1,403 345 25.1 22.1-28.4 127 7.6 6.1- 9.4 931 67.3 63.9-70.6
65-74 1,249 216 16.6 13.9-19.7 59 5.4 3.6- 8.0 974 78.0 74.5-81.2
75+ 743 62 7.7 5.6-10.6 27 4.0 2.5- 6.3 654 88.3 84.9-91.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 884 296 40.3 34.5-46.4 89 16.2 11.8-21.7 499 43.5 38.0-49.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,778 572 40.7 36.6-45.0 198 14.0 10.9-17.8 1,008 45.2 41.3-49.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,512 400 32.3 28.3-36.6 158 11.3 9.0-14.1 954 56.4 52.3-60.4
College Graduate 1,485 207 14.6 12.0-17.7 109 8.2 6.2-10.6 1,169 77.2 73.7-80.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 745 291 42.7 37.2-48.4 110 20.1 15.1-26.3 344 37.2 32.1-42.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,061 349 40.2 35.3-45.3 97 10.0 7.3-13.6 615 49.8 44.9-54.7
$25,000- 34,999 667 184 32.4 26.5-38.8 66 10.3 6.4-16.1 417 57.3 50.6-63.8
$35,000- 49,999 735 190 32.2 26.8-38.2 61 9.7 6.5-14.2 484 58.1 52.2-63.7
$50,000-74,999 682 141 24.4 19.4-30.1 59 11.0 7.7-15.5 482 64.7 58.8-70.1
$75,000+ 963 132 20.9 16.4-26.2 84 11.0 8.0-15.0 747 68.1 62.7-73.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,493 688 34.3 30.9-38.0 256 13.0 10.5-16.0 1,549 52.6 49.1-56.1
No 2,959 732 30.9 28.0-34.0 280 11.7 9.7-14.0 1,947 57.4 54.3-60.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,078 224 23.5 19.9-27.5 70 8.4 5.8-12.2 784 68.1 63.6-72.2
Non-Veteran 4,583 1,250 34.2 31.7-36.8 484 13.1 11.3-15.1 2,849 52.7 50.2-55.3

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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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