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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 11,737 5,530 46.5 45.3-47.6 6,207 53.5 52.4-54.7
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,176 879 41.0 38.3-43.8 1,297 59.0 56.2-61.7
GENDER
Male 743 389 49.6 45.1-54.1 354 50.4 45.9-54.9
Female 1,433 490 33.8 30.6-37.1 943 66.2 62.9-69.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,116 863 41.5 38.7-44.3 1,253 58.5 55.7-61.3
AGE
18-34 464 146 34.9 29.9-40.2 318 65.1 59.8-70.1
35-44 323 100 36.2 29.8-43.1 223 63.8 56.9-70.2
45-54 415 157 39.4 33.5-45.7 258 60.6 54.3-66.5
55-64 455 232 52.8 46.9-58.6 223 47.2 41.4-53.1
65-74 312 164 59.1 51.6-66.3 148 40.9 33.7-48.4
75+ 176 71 43.9 34.2-54.2 105 56.1 45.8-65.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 346 187 63.1 56.3-69.4 159 36.9 30.6-43.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 679 303 44.2 39.4-49.0 376 55.8 51.0-60.6
Some Post-H.S. 637 246 36.5 32.0-41.2 391 63.5 58.8-68.0
College Graduate 504 141 21.8 17.9-26.3 363 78.2 73.7-82.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 412 201 52.4 45.9-58.8 211 47.6 41.2-54.1
$15,000- 24,999 496 241 49.5 43.7-55.2 255 50.5 44.8-56.3
$25,000- 34,999 280 111 36.7 29.9-44.0 169 63.3 56.0-70.1
$35,000- 49,999 229 90 39.7 32.0-48.0 139 60.3 52.0-68.0
$50,000- 74,999 211 62 36.2 28.2-45.2 149 63.8 54.8-71.8
$75,000+ 189 42 20.9 14.8-28.7 147 79.1 71.3-85.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 566 291 54.4 48.9-59.8 275 45.6 40.2-51.1
No 1,599 584 37.5 34.4-40.6 1,015 62.5 59.4-65.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 265 150 54.3 46.7-61.7 115 45.7 38.3-53.3
Non-Veteran 1,910 729 39.2 36.3-42.2 1,181 60.8 57.8-63.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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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