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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-MALES

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
-MALES 2,539 635 32.7 29.5-36.1 218 12.7 10.3-15.5 1,686 54.6 51.2-57.9
RACE
White 2,062 482 30.8 27.3-34.5 144 10.4 7.9-13.6 1,436 58.8 55.0-62.4
African American 308 104 40.2 31.5-49.5 56 21.4 14.5-30.4 148 38.4 30.6-46.9
Other Minorities 155 47 35.4 23.7-49.3 15 13.1 6.3-25.3 93 51.4 38.3-64.4
AGE
18-24 69 41 61.6 46.0-75.2 15 24.7 13.4-41.0 13 13.7 7.2-24.7
25-34 171 74 39.2 30.0-49.1 30 19.3 12.3-28.9 67 41.6 31.9-51.9
35-44 263 87 33.6 26.6-41.4 45 17.4 11.9-24.8 131 48.9 41.2-56.8
45-54 450 152 35.9 29.6-42.7 57 12.9 9.0-18.2 241 51.2 44.7-57.8
55-64 664 160 25.6 21.3-30.4 44 4.5 3.2- 6.4 460 69.9 65.0-74.4
65+ 913 120 12.8 10.1-16.1 27 3.1 1.9- 5.1 766 84.0 80.5-87.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 440 147 37.2 30.1-44.8 40 17.4 11.4-25.5 253 45.5 38.1-53.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 797 244 41.5 35.4-47.9 85 15.3 10.7-21.4 468 43.2 37.5-49.0
Some Post-H.S. 598 156 33.9 27.4-41.1 53 10.5 7.1-15.4 389 55.5 48.7-62.1
College Graduate 703 88 14.7 10.9-19.7 40 7.0 4.4-10.9 575 78.3 72.8-82.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 285 105 40.2 31.8-49.3 40 20.4 12.5-31.7 140 39.3 31.2-48.1
$15,000- 24,999 456 136 36.4 29.5-44.0 38 10.6 6.5-16.9 282 52.9 45.6-60.1
$25,000- 34,999 317 87 30.5 23.1-39.1 24 9.5 4.3-19.9 206 59.9 50.6-68.7
$35,000- 49,999 331 92 36.5 28.2-45.7 18 6.1 3.5-10.5 221 57.4 48.6-65.7
$50,000- 74,999 334 65 25.8 18.8-34.4 24 10.8 6.3-17.9 245 63.4 54.8-71.2
$75,000+ 534 74 23.3 17.0-31.2 47 12.2 8.0-18.1 413 64.5 56.8-71.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,079 274 33.1 28.2-38.5 101 13.2 9.4-18.3 704 53.7 48.4-58.9
No 1,347 328 32.5 28.1-37.1 109 12.1 9.1-15.9 910 55.4 50.8-60.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 996 198 22.9 19.2-27.1 55 7.9 5.1-11.9 743 69.2 64.5-73.6
Non-Veteran 1,542 436 36.5 32.3-40.8 163 14.5 11.4-18.2 943 49.0 44.8-53.2

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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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