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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITES

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,505 5,405 46.6 45.1-48.1 6,100 53.4 51.9-54.9
-WHITES 8,785 4,328 49.9 48.2-51.6 4,457 50.1 48.4-51.8
GENDER
Male 3,349 1,992 57.1 54.4-59.7 1,357 42.9 40.3-45.6
Female 5,436 2,336 43.2 41.1-45.4 3,100 56.8 54.6-58.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 158 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 8,615 4,268 50.2 48.5-51.9 4,347 49.8 48.1-51.5
AGE
18-34 878 371 43.4 39.1-47.7 507 56.6 52.3-60.9
35-44 1,091 438 47.7 43.4-52.0 653 52.3 48.0-56.6
45-54 1,540 752 51.3 47.6-55.1 788 48.7 44.9-52.4
55-64 1,950 1,036 55.3 52.0-58.5 914 44.7 41.5-48.0
65-74 1,765 999 59.6 56.3-62.9 766 40.4 37.1-43.7
75+ 1,476 702 48.9 45.2-52.6 774 51.1 47.4-54.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 914 596 70.6 65.4-75.2 318 29.4 24.8-34.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,446 1,304 54.2 50.9-57.5 1,142 45.8 42.5-49.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,260 1,178 49.7 46.5-53.0 1,082 50.3 47.0-53.5
College Graduate 3,144 1,244 35.7 33.3-38.2 1,900 64.3 61.8-66.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 852 516 62.4 56.9-67.7 336 37.6 32.3-43.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,318 757 61.0 56.6-65.2 561 39.0 34.8-43.4
$25,000- 34,999 842 469 54.2 48.7-59.5 373 45.8 40.5-51.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,100 549 46.7 42.2-51.3 551 53.3 48.7-57.8
$50,000- 74,999 1,152 571 51.1 46.5-55.7 581 48.9 44.3-53.5
$75,000+ 1,948 756 39.5 36.2-42.9 1,192 60.5 57.1-63.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,688 1,543 61.2 58.2-64.1 1,145 38.8 35.9-41.8
No 5,711 2,602 45.7 43.6-47.8 3,109 54.3 52.2-56.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,301 903 68.8 64.8-72.6 398 31.2 27.4-35.2
Non-Veteran 7,483 3,425 47.0 45.2-48.9 4,058 53.0 51.1-54.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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