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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITES

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
-WHITES 2,995 154 7.1 5.7- 8.8 387 16.5 14.4-18.7 302 12.6 10.7-14.8 2,152 63.9 61.1-66.5
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 50 3 4.8 1.2-17.1 7 10.7 4.1-24.9 11 35.5 17.3-59.1 29 49.1 29.5-68.9
Non-Hispanic 2,942 151 7.2 5.7- 9.0 380 16.6 14.6-18.9 291 11.9 10.1-14.0 2,120 64.3 61.5-66.9
AGE
18-24 17 9 62.5 34.8-83.9 7 34.9 14.5-62.8 1 2.6 0.3-17.4 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 126 22 17.1 10.3-26.9 58 43.7 33.2-54.9 32 29.0 19.2-41.2 14 10.2 5.7-17.8
35-44 234 20 8.4 5.1-13.5 45 19.3 13.4-27.0 55 22.2 16.5-29.2 114 50.1 42.1-58.1
45-54 438 33 6.4 4.2- 9.5 83 18.0 13.9-23.0 49 13.1 9.1-18.4 273 62.6 56.4-68.3
55-64 764 37 4.9 3.4- 7.2 93 10.7 8.3-13.8 68 7.4 5.4-10.2 566 76.9 72.9-80.5
65+ 1,397 32 1.9 1.2- 3.0 100 7.0 5.4- 9.0 94 6.5 4.9- 8.5 1,171 84.7 82.0-87.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 367 19 5.5 3.0- 9.9 42 12.9 8.9-18.4 33 12.5 7.5-20.1 273 69.1 61.4-75.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 814 49 10.5 7.1-15.3 114 16.7 13.2-20.9 79 10.7 8.0-14.1 572 62.1 56.9-67.0
Some Post-H.S. 783 39 6.0 4.1- 8.9 112 18.6 14.7-23.3 86 12.8 9.5-17.1 546 62.5 57.3-67.4
College Graduate 1,029 47 5.7 3.8- 8.6 119 15.7 12.2-20.1 103 13.9 10.3-18.4 760 64.7 59.7-69.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 257 21 7.6 4.4-12.8 45 25.4 18.0-34.5 22 8.1 4.8-13.4 169 58.9 50.1-67.2
$15,000- 24,999 464 24 8.3 5.1-13.2 65 16.4 11.7-22.4 46 12.1 7.8-18.3 329 63.3 56.2-69.8
$25,000- 34,999 322 16 7.2 3.3-15.3 43 17.8 12.1-25.4 34 9.2 5.9-14.0 229 65.7 57.4-73.2
$35,000-49,999 403 23 8.3 4.2-15.8 53 17.0 12.0-23.6 49 13.1 8.9-18.7 278 61.6 54.1-68.7
$50,000- 74,999 415 17 3.5 2.0- 5.9 65 20.5 15.1-27.3 40 14.3 9.4-21.2 293 61.6 54.4-68.4
$75,000+ 680 33 7.5 4.8-11.4 74 13.2 9.6-17.8 69 15.2 10.9-20.8 504 64.2 58.3-69.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,229 61 5.6 4.1- 7.6 167 16.7 13.5-20.3 117 9.4 7.4-12.0 884 68.3 64.3-72.0
No 1,663 89 8.3 6.2-11.0 201 16.2 13.6-19.3 178 14.3 11.6-17.5 1,195 61.2 57.4-64.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 672 18 2.4 1.3- 4.3 52 11.1 7.6-15.8 49 7.4 5.1-10.7 553 79.2 74.1-83.4
Non-Veteran 2,322 136 8.5 6.7-10.7 335 18.0 15.7-20.7 253 14.1 11.8-16.8 1,598 59.4 56.2-62.5

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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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