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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use

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%)
TOTAL 12,092 5,670 44.3 42.8-45.8 6,422 55.7 54.2-57.2
GENDER
Male 4,471 2,542 51.6 49.2-54.0 1,929 48.4 46.0-50.8
Female 7,621 3,128 37.4 35.8-39.2 4,493 62.6 60.8-64.2
RACE
White 9,422 4,565 47.0 45.4-48.7 4,857 53.0 51.3-54.6
African American 1,876 779 37.8 34.3-41.5 1,097 62.2 58.5-65.7
Asian 104 27 23.5 13.7-37.2 77 76.5 62.8-86.3
Native American 267 149 60.6 50.5-69.9 118 39.4 30.1-49.5
Other Minorities 350 119 33.4 25.9-42.0 231 66.6 58.0-74.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 417 145 32.0 25.4-39.6 272 68.0 60.4-74.6
-English Speaking 239 100 33.2 24.4-43.3 139 66.8 56.7-75.6
-Spanish Speaking 178 45 30.9 21.4-42.3 133 69.1 57.7-78.6
Non-Hispanic 11,643 5,509 45.2 43.7-46.7 6,134 54.8 53.3-56.3
AGE
18-24 353 114 34.1 27.6-41.2 239 65.9 58.8-72.4
25-34 976 383 42.2 37.9-46.6 593 57.8 53.4-62.1
35-44 1,711 625 36.3 33.3-39.4 1,086 63.7 60.6-66.7
45-54 2,282 1,101 47.9 45.1-50.7 1,181 52.1 49.3-54.9
55-64 2,683 1,404 53.2 50.7-55.8 1,279 46.8 44.2-49.3
65-74 2,254 1,250 56.9 54.1-59.6 1,004 43.1 40.4-45.9
75+ 1,709 743 44.4 41.1-47.7 966 55.6 52.3-58.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,535 885 58.0 53.6-62.3 650 42.0 37.7-46.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,492 1,781 50.7 47.7-53.7 1,711 49.3 46.3-52.3
Some Post-H.S. 3,016 1,514 45.5 42.6-48.3 1,502 54.5 51.7-57.4
College Graduate 4,029 1,486 32.1 30.0-34.2 2,543 67.9 65.8-70.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,327 747 56.7 52.3-61.0 580 43.3 39.0-47.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,904 1,062 51.2 47.2-55.3 842 48.8 44.7-52.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,294 668 52.9 48.4-57.4 626 47.1 42.6-51.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,505 736 46.1 42.2-50.1 769 53.9 49.9-57.8
$50,000-74,999 1,593 683 40.5 37.0-44.1 910 59.5 55.9-63.0
$75,000+ 2,527 963 35.9 33.2-38.7 1,564 64.1 61.3-66.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,544 2,494 56.2 53.8-58.5 2,050 43.8 41.5-46.2
No 7,047 2,965 39.1 37.3-41.0 4,082 60.9 59.0-62.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,675 1,078 58.7 55.0-62.3 597 41.3 37.7-45.0
Non-Veteran 10,412 4,590 42.2 40.6-43.8 5,822 57.8 56.2-59.4

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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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