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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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 1,587 95 9.0 6.7-12.0 213 17.1 14.3-20.3 181 12.8 10.6-15.4 1,098 61.1 57.4-64.7
African American 233 22 12.0 7.2-19.2 35 23.1 15.1-33.6 27 14.3 8.4-23.3 149 50.6 41.2-60.0
Other Minorities 80 8 19.1 5.9-47.1 9 12.6 3.9-33.8 10 8.9 3.6-20.1 53 59.4 39.0-77.0
AGE
18-24 12 6 57.3 23.2-85.6 5 38.4 12.4-73.2 1 4.4 0.5-27.6 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 92 19 20.6 12.1-32.9 48 53.2 40.7-65.3 14 13.0 7.0-22.8 11 13.1 6.8-24.0
35-44 159 17 14.5 7.7-25.7 27 13.9 8.5-21.9 36 20.0 13.7-28.1 79 51.6 41.6-61.5
45-54 314 29 9.5 6.2-14.5 51 16.3 11.6-22.6 42 16.5 11.0-24.1 192 57.6 50.1-64.8
55-64 467 28 6.7 4.2-10.4 54 10.9 7.7-15.1 57 12.3 8.5-17.5 328 70.1 64.2-75.5
65+ 845 24 2.2 1.4- 3.6 71 7.9 5.8-10.7 70 9.0 6.6-12.1 680 80.9 77.0-84.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 243 18 8.0 4.2-14.8 29 14.1 8.8-21.9 24 10.9 6.7-17.4 172 66.9 58.0-74.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 530 44 17.3 11.5-25.1 79 16.6 12.1-22.3 65 13.2 9.6-17.8 342 53.0 46.3-59.6
Some Post-H.S. 554 32 6.9 4.6-10.3 75 16.6 12.6-21.6 62 13.4 9.4-18.8 385 63.0 56.9-68.7
College Graduate 584 31 6.2 3.8-10.1 76 20.8 15.5-27.3 71 13.7 10.1-18.5 406 59.3 53.0-65.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 203 18 13.6 7.3-23.9 34 20.0 12.8-30.0 23 11.5 6.9-18.5 128 54.9 44.8-64.7
$15,000- 24,999 328 25 15.3 8.7-25.7 53 17.4 11.9-24.9 36 14.4 8.4-23.6 214 52.8 43.9-61.5
$25,000- 34,999 204 17 13.3 6.2-26.0 30 24.5 15.3-36.8 28 11.6 6.9-18.8 129 50.7 39.9-61.5
$35,000- 49,999 258 20 12.2 5.8-23.9 39 18.9 12.6-27.3 38 13.3 8.9-19.5 161 55.5 46.1-64.5
$50,000- 74,999 232 13 5.6 3.1-10.0 38 20.2 13.9-28.6 25 12.3 7.8-19.0 156 61.8 53.3-69.7
$75,000+ 330 16 6.4 3.6-11.1 36 18.4 12.1-26.9 33 13.3 8.7-19.7 245 61.9 53.8-69.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 827 52 9.8 6.5-14.4 109 16.6 12.8-21.2 99 12.4 9.4-16.4 567 61.2 55.9-66.3
No 1,023 70 10.2 7.3-14.1 137 18.5 14.9-22.7 118 14.0 11.1-17.5 698 57.3 52.7-61.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 41 6 11.2 4.3-26.4 3 8.7 2.3-27.9 3 4.3 1.1-15.3 29 75.8 57.6-87.9
Non-Veteran 1,871 119 9.8 7.5-12.6 256 17.9 15.2-21.0 219 13.4 11.2-16.0 1,277 58.9 55.4-62.3

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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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