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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-MALES

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,085 10,056 80.2 78.9-81.5 2,029 19.8 18.5-21.1
-MALES 4,468 3,615 76.6 74.3-78.8 853 23.4 21.2-25.7
RACE
White 3,590 2,964 78.0 75.4-80.4 626 22.0 19.6-24.6
African American 553 393 69.7 63.1-75.5 160 30.3 24.5-36.9
Other Minorities 297 235 78.3 69.7-85.0 62 21.7 15.0-30.3
AGE
18-24 160 104 61.7 51.2-71.3 56 38.3 28.7-48.8
25-34 353 249 70.9 64.2-76.9 104 29.1 23.1-35.8
35-44 642 510 79.3 74.9-83.2 132 20.7 16.8-25.1
45-54 887 678 75.3 70.8-79.3 209 24.7 20.7-29.2
55-64 1,061 857 81.3 77.9-84.2 204 18.7 15.8-22.1
65+ 1,335 1,188 89.4 87.0-91.4 147 10.6 8.6-13.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 590 403 62.0 55.3-68.3 187 38.0 31.7-44.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,254 925 67.2 62.2-71.8 329 32.8 28.2-37.8
Some Post-H.S. 988 779 76.5 71.6-80.8 209 23.5 19.2-28.4
College Graduate 1,630 1,502 91.9 89.6-93.8 128 8.1 6.2-10.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 398 253 59.5 51.4-67.1 145 40.5 32.9-48.6
$15,000- 24,999 659 485 72.8 66.7-78.1 174 27.2 21.9-33.3
$25,000- 34,999 480 369 74.0 66.9-80.1 111 26.0 19.9-33.1
$35,000- 49,999 571 461 79.2 73.2-84.1 110 20.8 15.9-26.8
$50,000- 74,999 645 556 81.8 76.4-86.2 89 18.2 13.8-23.6
$75,000+ 1,192 1,071 85.1 80.9-88.6 121 14.9 11.4-19.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,596 1,221 70.0 65.6-74.0 375 30.0 26.0-34.4
No 2,654 2,217 79.5 76.6-82.1 437 20.5 17.9-23.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,500 1,247 81.3 78.0-84.2 253 18.7 15.8-22.0
Non-Veteran 2,964 2,365 75.1 72.3-77.8 599 24.9 22.2-27.7

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

^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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