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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-WHITES

Smoking Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Smoke everyday Smoke some days Former smoker Never smoked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,085 1,475 14.3 13.2-15.5 554 5.4 4.7- 6.3 3,634 24.5 23.3-25.6 6,422 55.8 54.3-57.2
-WHITES 9,416 1,144 14.9 13.6-16.3 363 4.7 3.9- 5.6 3,052 27.4 26.1-28.7 4,857 53.0 51.4-54.6
GENDER
Male 3,590 482 16.4 14.4-18.7 144 5.6 4.2- 7.3 1,436 31.3 29.2-33.5 1,528 46.7 44.1-49.3
Female 5,826 662 13.5 11.9-15.2 219 3.9 3.3- 4.7 1,616 23.8 22.3-25.4 3,329 58.8 56.8-60.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 177 16 4.5 1.9-10.4 8 2.5 1.1- 5.4 52 28.8 19.9-39.6 101 64.2 53.4-73.7
Non-Hispanic 9,233 1,128 15.2 13.9-16.7 354 4.8 4.0- 5.7 2,997 27.3 26.0-28.7 4,754 52.6 51.0-54.3
AGE
18-24 229 42 24.2 16.8-33.6 18 9.3 5.0-16.5 18 5.0 2.8- 8.7 151 61.5 52.3-70.0
25-34 636 119 19.1 15.4-23.5 35 6.4 4.0-10.1 128 21.3 17.4-25.8 354 53.2 48.1-58.3
35-44 1,265 177 13.9 11.7-16.5 70 5.2 3.9- 6.8 243 19.6 16.9-22.6 775 61.3 57.9-64.7
45-54 1,716 305 18.0 15.6-20.6 94 4.9 3.8- 6.2 448 25.9 23.2-28.7 869 51.3 48.1-54.4
55-64 2,124 267 12.9 11.1-15.1 79 2.9 2.2- 3.8 775 38.0 35.2-40.8 1,003 46.2 43.3-49.0
65+ 3,375 231 6.5 5.5- 7.7 61 1.7 1.2- 2.4 1,420 44.5 42.2-46.7 1,663 47.3 45.1-49.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,033 227 30.4 25.2-36.1 45 8.4 5.3-13.0 373 27.8 24.0-32.0 388 33.5 29.0-38.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,663 431 22.2 19.2-25.5 133 6.8 4.9- 9.3 830 26.5 24.1-29.1 1,269 44.5 41.3-47.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,370 316 15.4 12.9-18.4 108 4.1 3.2- 5.3 802 27.8 25.2-30.5 1,144 52.7 49.3-56.0
College Graduate 3,337 170 4.6 3.8- 5.6 77 2.5 1.8- 3.5 1,044 27.7 25.6-29.9 2,046 65.2 62.8-67.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 851 202 30.3 25.4-35.6 52 7.2 5.0-10.1 259 24.2 20.4-28.4 338 38.4 33.0-44.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,355 253 24.0 20.2-28.2 56 3.6 2.5- 5.0 470 31.1 27.5-34.9 576 41.3 37.3-45.5
$25,000- 34,999 969 150 21.0 16.7-26.2 45 6.5 3.6-11.5 332 30.6 26.4-35.1 442 41.9 37.0-46.9
$35,000-49,999 1,192 148 15.1 12.2-18.5 46 4.1 2.8- 5.9 410 30.6 27.0-34.5 588 50.3 46.0-54.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,323 120 9.9 7.6-12.7 44 4.5 2.9- 6.9 427 29.3 26.0-32.8 732 56.4 52.5-60.2
$75,000+ 2,229 121 7.7 5.8-10.1 71 3.9 2.7- 5.6 689 26.0 23.6-28.6 1,348 62.4 59.3-65.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,480 536 20.7 18.1-23.7 156 6.1 4.5- 8.0 1,255 31.7 29.5-34.1 1,533 41.4 38.9-44.1
No 5,594 572 12.3 10.8-13.9 195 4.1 3.2- 5.2 1,691 25.6 23.9-27.2 3,136 58.1 56.0-60.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,363 174 13.5 10.9-16.5 38 3.4 2.0- 5.7 682 45.4 41.6-49.2 469 37.7 33.9-41.7
Non-Veteran 8,051 970 15.1 13.7-16.7 325 4.9 4.1- 5.9 2,369 24.6 23.2-26.0 4,387 55.4 53.6-57.1

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.
Overall smoking prevalence estimates can be obtained by adding 'Smoke everyday' and 'Smoke somedays' rates.

^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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