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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITES

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
-WHITES 4,559 1,144 31.7 29.3-34.2 363 10.0 8.4-11.9 3,052 58.3 55.8-60.8
GENDER
Male 2,062 482 30.8 27.3-34.5 144 10.4 7.9-13.6 1,436 58.8 55.0-62.4
Female 2,497 662 32.8 29.5-36.1 219 9.5 8.0-11.4 1,616 57.7 54.4-60.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 76 16 12.7 5.3-27.2 8 7.0 3.1-15.0 52 80.3 66.0-89.6
Non-Hispanic 4,479 1,128 32.2 29.7-34.7 354 10.1 8.5-12.0 2,997 57.7 55.2-60.2
AGE
18-24 78 42 63.0 47.8-76.0 18 24.1 13.3-39.7 18 12.9 7.0-22.5
25-34 282 119 40.8 33.5-48.5 35 13.7 8.7-20.8 128 45.5 38.0-53.2
35-44 490 177 36.0 30.8-41.5 70 13.4 10.2-17.3 243 50.7 45.1-56.2
45-54 847 305 36.9 32.5-41.5 94 10.1 7.9-12.7 448 53.1 48.5-57.6
55-64 1,121 267 24.0 20.7-27.7 79 5.4 4.1- 7.1 775 70.5 66.8-74.0
65+ 1,712 231 12.3 10.5-14.5 61 3.2 2.3- 4.5 1,420 84.4 82.1-86.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 645 227 45.7 38.8-52.7 45 12.6 8.0-19.2 373 41.8 35.7-48.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,394 431 40.0 35.4-44.8 133 12.2 8.9-16.5 830 47.8 43.3-52.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,226 316 32.6 28.1-37.6 108 8.7 6.7-11.2 802 58.7 53.9-63.2
College Graduate 1,291 170 13.2 10.8-16.0 77 7.2 5.2-10.0 1,044 79.5 76.1-82.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 513 202 49.1 42.7-55.6 52 11.6 8.2-16.2 259 39.2 33.5-45.3
$15,000- 24,999 779 253 40.9 35.3-46.7 56 6.1 4.3- 8.6 470 53.0 47.4-58.6
$25,000- 34,999 527 150 36.2 29.3-43.7 45 11.2 6.3-19.2 332 52.6 45.3-59.8
$35,000-49,999 604 148 30.3 25.0-36.2 46 8.2 5.6-11.8 410 61.5 55.6-67.1
$50,000- 74,999 591 120 22.6 17.7-28.4 44 10.2 6.7-15.3 427 67.2 60.9-72.9
$75,000+ 881 121 20.5 15.9-26.0 71 10.3 7.2-14.6 689 69.2 63.5-74.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,947 536 35.4 31.5-39.6 156 10.3 7.8-13.6 1,255 54.2 50.2-58.2
No 2,458 572 29.3 26.2-32.6 195 9.8 7.8-12.2 1,691 60.9 57.6-64.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 894 174 21.7 17.8-26.1 38 5.5 3.3- 9.1 682 72.8 68.0-77.2
Non-Veteran 3,664 970 33.9 31.1-36.8 325 11.0 9.2-13.2 2,369 55.1 52.3-57.9

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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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