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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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 2,497 662 32.8 29.5-36.1 219 9.5 8.0-11.4 1,616 57.7 54.4-60.9
African American 471 133 31.8 26.0-38.3 103 20.4 15.9-25.8 235 47.8 41.4-54.3
Other Minorities 139 43 23.4 14.7-35.1 12 19.7 8.0-40.9 84 56.9 41.3-71.2
AGE
18-24 44 23 63.1 43.1-79.4 9 21.4 9.8-40.7 12 15.4 6.8-31.4
25-34 211 91 41.4 33.1-50.2 25 9.0 5.4-14.7 95 49.5 40.9-58.2
35-44 362 141 37.2 31.2-43.6 56 14.8 10.9-19.8 165 48.0 41.5-54.5
45-54 649 235 36.3 31.5-41.5 96 13.5 10.5-17.1 318 50.2 45.0-55.3
55-64 739 185 24.5 20.5-28.9 83 11.5 8.8-15.0 471 64.0 59.2-68.5
65+ 1,079 158 13.6 11.1-16.7 59 6.9 4.6-10.1 862 79.5 75.7-82.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 444 149 45.7 36.5-55.2 49 14.1 9.5-20.6 246 40.2 32.6-48.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 981 328 39.7 34.6-45.0 113 12.3 9.2-16.3 540 48.0 43.0-53.1
Some Post-H.S. 914 244 30.7 26.5-35.2 105 12.1 9.5-15.3 565 57.3 52.6-61.8
College Graduate 782 119 14.5 11.7-17.8 69 9.7 7.1-13.0 594 75.8 71.6-79.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 460 186 45.2 38.4-52.1 70 19.8 14.6-26.2 204 35.0 29.2-41.4
$15,000- 24,999 605 213 44.4 37.7-51.3 59 9.3 6.5-13.1 333 46.3 39.9-52.9
$25,000- 34,999 350 97 35.1 26.3-45.0 42 11.5 7.7-16.7 211 53.4 44.3-62.3
$35,000- 49,999 404 98 27.9 21.7-35.1 43 13.3 8.0-21.4 263 58.8 51.0-66.2
$50,000- 74,999 348 76 22.0 16.5-28.7 35 11.3 7.5-16.6 237 66.7 59.6-73.0
$75,000+ 429 58 16.7 12.4-22.2 37 9.0 6.1-13.3 334 74.2 68.2-79.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,414 414 35.8 31.2-40.6 155 12.8 10.3-15.9 845 51.4 46.9-55.9
No 1,612 404 28.8 25.4-32.5 171 11.2 9.0-13.8 1,037 60.0 56.2-63.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 82 26 31.2 19.1-46.6 15 16.4 8.5-29.3 41 52.3 38.0-66.3
Non-Veteran 3,041 814 32.0 29.2-35.0 321 11.7 10.0-13.7 1,906 56.3 53.4-59.1

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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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