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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-MALES

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
-MALES 1,657 78 8.3 5.9-11.5 220 17.0 14.2-20.1 148 12.3 9.8-15.5 1,211 62.4 58.5-66.2
RACE
White 1,408 59 5.5 3.9- 7.8 174 15.9 13.1-19.2 121 12.4 9.6-16.0 1,054 66.1 62.1-70.0
African American 148 10 17.3 8.4-32.3 28 18.1 11.4-27.6 14 10.1 4.6-20.7 96 54.4 42.3-66.1
Other Minorities 92 9 20.0 8.0-41.9 18 24.6 12.5-42.8 12 14.5 6.4-29.7 53 40.9 25.2-58.7
AGE
18-24 12 8 76.2 45.9-92.3 4 23.8 7.7-54.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 67 14 23.8 12.3-41.0 24 32.1 19.5-47.9 22 31.5 18.8-47.7 7 12.6 4.3-31.6
35-44 126 10 6.6 3.3-12.9 32 26.5 17.8-37.5 29 26.1 17.4-37.3 55 40.8 30.8-51.7
45-54 234 15 5.2 2.9- 9.3 54 20.2 14.8-26.8 20 9.0 5.1-15.6 145 65.6 57.6-72.7
55-64 453 15 3.1 1.7- 5.6 57 11.7 8.3-16.1 36 6.6 4.3-10.1 345 78.6 73.3-83.1
65+ 757 16 2.1 1.1- 4.2 48 6.6 4.6- 9.3 39 4.8 3.1- 7.4 654 86.4 82.9-89.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 250 12 9.9 3.6-24.3 36 17.9 11.7-26.4 28 17.1 10.2-27.3 174 55.1 44.6-65.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 459 26 11.4 6.5-19.2 63 18.8 13.4-25.9 36 9.9 6.5-15.0 334 59.9 52.2-67.1
Some Post-H.S. 378 14 6.1 3.1-11.8 61 19.9 14.5-26.7 39 11.5 7.3-17.8 264 62.5 54.9-69.4
College Graduate 569 26 6.4 3.8-10.6 60 13.0 9.0-18.4 44 12.6 8.0-19.3 439 67.9 61.0-74.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 139 15 9.9 5.0-18.6 25 25.9 16.5-38.2 11 13.7 5.5-30.4 88 50.5 38.2-62.6
$15,000- 24,999 278 9 5.2 2.4-10.7 38 16.2 10.8-23.7 31 16.5 10.1-25.7 200 62.1 52.9-70.5
$25,000- 34,999 200 9 17.3 7.6-34.6 25 17.3 10.3-27.6 17 7.0 3.7-12.8 149 58.4 45.8-70.0
$35,000- 49,999 219 6 2.3 0.9- 5.6 29 15.7 9.6-24.7 16 11.2 6.0-19.9 168 70.8 61.0-79.0
$50,000- 74,999 237 9 4.6 2.2- 9.6 37 21.7 14.6-30.9 21 14.0 7.7-23.9 170 59.8 50.2-68.7
$75,000+ 408 19 7.9 4.5-13.7 45 10.7 7.2-15.7 40 15.3 9.7-23.3 304 66.1 58.3-73.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 693 33 4.7 3.1- 7.1 99 19.8 14.9-25.7 51 7.4 5.1-10.6 510 68.2 62.4-73.5
No 892 43 11.3 7.5-16.6 110 14.9 11.7-18.7 88 14.4 10.6-19.2 651 59.5 54.0-64.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 733 20 3.2 1.8- 5.6 63 11.4 8.2-15.7 55 7.7 5.4-10.8 595 77.7 72.9-81.8
Non-Veteran 924 58 11.1 7.6-15.9 157 20.0 16.2-24.4 93 14.9 11.2-19.5 616 54.0 48.8-59.1

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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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